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Brihadeeshwar temple – A Marvel to the South Indian Architecture

The Brihadeeshwar temple at Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu, is the world’s first complete granite temple. Brihadeeshwar temple is the best example of excellent workmanship, grandeur and it has stood the testimony of time with its magnificent central dome which is a great attraction for one and all. The temple has been declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This temple ...

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Rs. 500-crore new temple in US beckons rich Hindus

Reminiscent of ancient Hindu kings who diverted funds for temples to display their wealth, the rich Hindu community in the United States has unveiled a huge Hindu temple built with Rs.500 crore but to survive for at least 1,000 years. The Swaminarayan temple neighbouring the Hollywood city in Los Angeles was built with carved stones and marble fittings, to withstand ...

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