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Bas reliefes in Hindu temple. Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple. Tiruchirappalli (Trichy), Tamil Nadu, India

Bas reliefes in Hindu temple. Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple. Tiruchirappalli (Trichy), Tamil Nadu, India

Relief Sculptures, Kailasanatha Temple (by Anantha Krishnan) - Shiva and Arjuna in a fight, with yali-pillars on the front, Kailasanatha Temple , Kanchipuram , India . 700-720 CE.

Relief Sculptures, Kailasanatha Temple

Shiva and Arjuna in a fight, with yali-pillars on the front, Kailasanatha Temple, Kanchipuram, India. 700-720 CE.

Gangaikondacholapuram Nataraja

Gangaikonda Cholapuram Peruvudaiyar Temple

Gangaikonda Cholapuram Brihadisvara Temple, Peruvudaiyar Temple, Chola Temples

Mahavira Jain Temple in Osian (or Osiyan, Rajasthan)

Mahavira Jain Temple

The Mahavira Jain Temple in Osian (or Osiyan, Rajasthan) is dedicated to Lord Mahavira, the 24th Jain Tirthankara. It is a major pilgrimage site for Jains in this region of Rajasthan.

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Mukteswar Temple Bhubhaneshwar

Visited Mukteswar Temple Bhubhaneshwar\ Konarak/ Puri in December 2013. U see Mukteswar Temple Bhubhaneshwar is against the rising sun.

Agra Fort. Decoration on the outside of the Jehangiri Mahal.

Agra 2: Agra Fort

Red sandstone carvings in the Jehangiri Mahal of Agra Fort. Because of its proximity to the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort is the second most...

Terracotta Panel ChunaKhola MOsque

Terracotta Panel ChunaKhola MOsque

Brick designs on corner tower Bibi Begni Mosque

Brick designs on corner tower Bibi Begni Mosque

Ancient

Not far from the almost perfect tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah is this neglected, creepy, dilapidated mausoleum. It is the tomb of Prince Parwiz, one of the brothers of Shah Jahan. Virtually all of the ornamentation once on the outside of the tomb has been stripped away, while the inside is being used as a cow shed. As I recall, a couple of locals had shacks built right next to it.

Agra 7: Itimad-ud-Daulah's Tomb and Chini ka Rauza

The top of the fantastic tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, in the very first direct sunlight of the day. Along the east bank of the Yamuna, ...

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British. Government

Adventist Review Online | In India, Court Refuses to Reschedule Sabbath Exams

In India, Court Refuses to Reschedule Sabbath Exams

The Karnataka High Court says the Bible does not indicate that Saturday alone is the Sabbath.

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Hindu divinities on the facade of the Baron Palace

The 'haunted' palace of Heliopolis: Eccentric playboy's pad and the chilling history of why it was abandoned

The Baron Empain Palace in Cairo is closed to the public. There have been reports of orgies and satanic rituals in the past, but now it is inhabited only by bats, stray dogs and - some say - ghosts.

Durga Temple . Karnataka

Aihole

Aihole is a pretty village 10km north-east of Pattadakal and 25km from Badami in Karnataka. It’s well worth combining Aihole with a trip to the other perhaps more well known temple sites. Her…

Smoothly carved lathe tuned pillars of belavadi temple

Veera Narayana Temple - Belavadi

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Fatehpur Sikri India pictures Rajasthan -

Fatehpur Sikri, India, pictures Rajasthan

Fatehpur Sikri India pictures Rajasthan -

Bed Pillar - carved indian architecture - Rajasthan - #India #Architecture

Bed Pillar - carved indian architecture - Rajasthan - #India #Architecture

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The Longyou Caves are a series of large artificial caverns located at Phoenix Hill, near the village of Shiyan Beicun on the Lan River in Longyou County, Quzhou prefecture, Zhejiang province, China. These are possible

Did The Anunnaki Build This 2,000 Year Old High Tech Cave System In China?

The Longyou Caves are a series of large artificial caverns located at Phoenix Hill, near the village of Shiyan Beicun on the Lan River in Longyou County, Quzhou prefecture, Zhejiang province, China. These are possible

History in stone: One of the temples at Marale Photos: Lakshmi Sharath

Where it all began

This obscure village in Karnataka holds some clues to the origins of the Hoysala dynasty

Kuldhara abandoned village ruins.  Hindu Tempe in village chock.

The World’s Most Adventurous Places to Visit in 2019

When you travel, are you more of an all-inclusive resort kind of guy/gal or do you prefer to sign up for a homestay with a local family? Do you take the road less traveled rather

Jaisalmer Jain Temple

Jaisalmer Jain Temple

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The Khajuraho Group of Monuments is a group of Hindu temples and Jain temples in Chhatarpur district, Madhya Pradesh, India, about 175…

This is My India on Instagram: “The Khajuraho Group of Monuments is a group of Hindu temples and Jain temples in Chhatarpur district, Madhya Pradesh, India, about 175…”

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Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kalupur is the first Temple of the Swaminarayan Sampraday, a Hindu sect. It is located in Kalupur area of…

Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kalupur is the first Temple of the Swaminarayan Sampraday, a Hindu sect. It is located in Kalupur area of…

Elephants play a big role in the architecture of Jain temples. At the Chaumukha temple, several elephants can be seen both as statues…

This is My India🔵 on Instagram: “Elephants play a big role in the architecture of Jain temples. At the Chaumukha temple, several elephants can be seen both as statues…”

3,111 Likes, 11 Comments - This is My India🔵 (@thisis_myindia) on Instagram: “Elephants play a big role in the architecture of Jain temples. At the Chaumukha temple, several…”

Hindu divinities on the facade of the Baron Palace

The 'haunted' palace of Heliopolis: Eccentric playboy's pad and the chilling history of why it was abandoned

The Baron Empain Palace in Cairo is closed to the public. There have been reports of orgies and satanic rituals in the past, but now it is inhabited only by bats, stray dogs and - some say - ghosts.

Bas reliefes in Hindu temple. Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple. Tiruchirappalli (Trichy), Tamil Nadu, India

Bas reliefes in Hindu temple. Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple. Tiruchirappalli (Trichy), Tamil Nadu, India

Relief Sculptures, Kailasanatha Temple (by Anantha Krishnan) - Shiva and Arjuna in a fight, with yali-pillars on the front, Kailasanatha Temple , Kanchipuram , India . 700-720 CE.

Relief Sculptures, Kailasanatha Temple

Shiva and Arjuna in a fight, with yali-pillars on the front, Kailasanatha Temple, Kanchipuram, India. 700-720 CE.

Gangaikondacholapuram Nataraja

Gangaikonda Cholapuram Peruvudaiyar Temple

Gangaikonda Cholapuram Brihadisvara Temple, Peruvudaiyar Temple, Chola Temples

High Court Mumbai

High Court Mumbai

Adventist Review Online | In India, Court Refuses to Reschedule Sabbath Exams

In India, Court Refuses to Reschedule Sabbath Exams

The Karnataka High Court says the Bible does not indicate that Saturday alone is the Sabbath.

Durga Temple . Karnataka

Aihole

Aihole is a pretty village 10km north-east of Pattadakal and 25km from Badami in Karnataka. It’s well worth combining Aihole with a trip to the other perhaps more well known temple sites. Her…

Mahavira Jain Temple in Osian (or Osiyan, Rajasthan)

Mahavira Jain Temple

The Mahavira Jain Temple in Osian (or Osiyan, Rajasthan) is dedicated to Lord Mahavira, the 24th Jain Tirthankara. It is a major pilgrimage site for Jains in this region of Rajasthan.