Encyclopaedia of Indian Temple Architecture, Volume 1, Part 4
Michael W. Meister, Madhusudan A. Dhaky
American Institute of Indian Studies, 2001 - Architecture - 382 pages
This part studies the period of the Vijayanagara empire during the time in which the Sangama, Tuluva and Aravidu kings ruled over a substantial portion of Karnata, Andhra and Tamilndau. The volume begins with temple architecture in the decades immediately preceding the establishment of the Vijayanagara empire in the middle of the fourteenth century, and continues with the study of religious monuments of the lesser dynasties which succeeded Vijayanagara in Karnata during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
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adhisthana Ahobalam angled eaves antarala architectural Barkur bays beneath bhadras blocks brackets capped carved ceiling central circular colonettes colonnade copper-tiled roof corners creeper motifs cut-out cuttambalam decorated doorway double capitals dvarapalas figures flanked fluted foliation footing-blocks four columns framed frieze front east gala garbhagrha garbhagrha and antarala ghanadvaras gopura hall Hampi hara Hoysala inverted padma jagatl Kanada kapota-cornice kapotas kapotas and salas Kerala kilivasals kilometres kumbhapanjaras kumuda kutas lotus mahamandapa main shrine makara-toranas makaras mandapa middle miniature miniature figures mouldings Mudabidri namaskara-mandapa Narasirhha nasikas nasls Nayaka niches octagonal ornate outer walls overhung panjaras passageway pattika petals pilastered walls pilasters porch pradaksinapatha prakara projections puspapotika-brackets puspapotikas Ramayana rectangular Sahgama sculptured shafts shallow relief sikhara slabs square srikoil standing storey supports Tadpatri temple Fig temple Plates three sides tower triple Tuluva undersides upana upapltha and adhisthana upper valabhl valiyambalam Vijayanagara vimana Virupaksa Vitthala vyalamukhas vyalas walls are raised wooden