International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 3, Issue 2 (2016)

Art and architecture of Kodumudi Sri Magudeeswara Temple in Thirupur district of Tamil Nadu


Dr. K. Manivannan

The Indians boast of fine Architecture it has many historical rock cuts, buildings, sculptures and monuments. An Historian, A.S. Thayonbi says, The main source of a countrys civilization is its architecture. For instance the Greeks Architecture stands for purity, French Architecture shows the power of sensitivity, the Roman architecture stands for science improvement and the Indian architecture formed on the basis of spiritual life. Architecture is the art of planning a building. In south India Dravida type of temple buildings are built. The example of Dravida temple is Thanjavur Big temple. There was no temple structure in Tamilnadu of the Sangam period. The temple architecture of the Pallavas are divided into three as Cave temples, Monolithic Rathas and Stone temples. The Pandyas built three type of architectural styles. Their religious monuments are formed in and around Madurai and the extreme part of the Southern Tamilnadu. Rajaraja and Rajendra constructed structural historical temples. The Big temple at Thanjavur is the highest and biggest of all temples in this period. It is known as Rajarajan Dakshinameru. Kongu Nadu had several temples architecture.
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Dr. K. Manivannan. Art and architecture of Kodumudi Sri Magudeeswara Temple in Thirupur district of Tamil Nadu. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 3, Issue 2, 2016, Pages 384-388
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