Ayodhya’s Ram temple: Nagara style of temple architecture

GS Paper 1  Syllabus: Architecture   Source: IE  Context: The Nagara style of temple architecture, observed in Ayodhya’s Ram temple construction, emerged in the fifth century CE during the late Gupta period in northern India.   Key features of the Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir in Ayodhya: Constructed in the traditional Nagara style with a length of …

The Nagara, Dravida and Vesara styles indicate a tendency to highlight typological features of temples and their geographical distribution. Elaborate.

Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 2. The Nagara, Dravida and Vesara styles indicate a tendency to highlight typological features of temples and their geographical distribution. Elaborate. (250 words) Difficulty level: Difficult Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is …

Temple architecture constitute a significant part of India’s cultural heritage in this context throw light on the various types of temple architecture in India.

Topic : Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1. Temple architecture constitute a significant part of India’s cultural heritage, in this context throw light on the various types of temple architecture in India. (250 words) Reference Art and Culture by Nitin Singhania Why …

Nagara Architecture of Ayodhya’s Ram Mandir

Topics Covered: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. Nagara Architecture of Ayodhya’s Ram Mandir: Context: The grand temple at Rama Janmabhoomi in Ayodhya will follow the Nagara style of temple architecture. What is Nagara style of temple architecture? The Nagara style of temple architecture …

Identify the basic elements of a Hindu temple in India. How are north Indian temples different from south? Discuss.

Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1. Identify the basic elements of a Hindu temple in India. How are north Indian temples different from south? Discuss. (250 words) Reference: Indian art and Culture by Nitin Singhania Why the question: The question is …

Comment on the unique features of Vesara tradition of Indian Hindu temple architecture that distinguished it from Dravida and Nagara styles.

Topic:  Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1. Comment on the unique features of Vesara tradition of Indian Hindu temple architecture that distinguished it from Dravida and Nagara styles.(250 words) Reference:  Indian Art and Culture by Nitin Singhania Why this question: The question …

Discuss the factors responsible for distinct architectural style of temple construction in different parts of India.

Topic:  Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1. Discuss the factors responsible for distinct architectural style of temple construction in different parts of India. (250 Words) Discuss the factors responsible for distinct architectural style of temple construction in different parts of India. Reference: …

1) Was the Vesara Style of Architecture simple a confluence of Nagara style and Dravida style or did it have its own unique features? Analyse.(250 words)

Topic: Indian Culture will cover the salient aspects of Art forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1) Was the Vesara Style of Architecture simple a confluence of Nagara style and Dravida style or did it have its own unique features? Analyse.(250 words) NCERT – art and culture Why this question: The question …

1) Indian ancient architecture is much more than what they are. What teachings can one draw from India’s ancient inscriptions and temples in conserving water and fighting droughts today? Examine.(250 words)

Topic: Indian Culture will cover the salient aspects of Art forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1) Indian ancient architecture is much more than what they are. What teachings can one draw from India’s ancient inscriptions and temples in conserving water and fighting droughts today? Examine.(250 words) The hindu Why this question: …

1) The Pallava era witnesses a transition from rock cut to free-standing temples. Comment. (250 words)

Topic –  Indian art and culture 1) The Pallava era witnesses a transition from rock cut to free-standing temples. Comment. (250 words) The hindu Why this question The article discusses the news that Mamallapuram stone sculpture got the GI tag. Tamil Nadu in its application stated that sculptures from Mamallapuram are known to be carved …

1) Ancient Indian temple architecture evolved over the centuries from simple rock-cut cave shrines to massive and ornate temples. Discuss.(250 words) 

Topic: Salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1) Ancient Indian temple architecture evolved over the centuries from simple rock-cut cave shrines to massive and ornate temples. Discuss.(250 words)  Reference Why this question The question is related to GS 1 syllabus under the following heading- salient aspects of Art Forms, …