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Aihole: Aihoḷe is a village having a historic temple complex in the Bagalkot district of Karnataka, India and located 510 km from Bangalore. It is known for Chalukyan architecture, with about 125 stone temples dating from 5th century CE, and is a popular tourist spot in north Karnataka. It lies to the east of Pattadakal, along the Malaprabha River, while Badami is to the west of both. With its collection of architectural structures, Aihoḷe has the potential to be included as a UNESCO World heritage site.

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Google previewIndia the Land of Gods (2014)

by Subhash C Biswas D. Sc.

Aihole is a little village situated on the bank of the river Malaprabha. It was the capital of the early Western Chalukyan Dynasty that ruled from the sixth to the eighth century. Pattadakal is another temple city only 13 km away to the west along ...

Google previewIndia (2006)

The Elephant's Blessing by Aline Dobbie

Aihole is a tranquil village on the banks of the Malaprabha River and this place is acclaimed as the cradle of Hindu temple architecture. There are hundreds of temples in the villages and fields nearby. The most impressive one is the Durga ...

Google previewKarnataka's Rich Heritage – Temple Sculptures & Dancing Apsaras (2017)

An Amalgam of Hindu Mythology, Natyasastra and Silpasastra by Lalit Chugh

Aihole: Aihole is a village having historic temple complexes and is located 510 km from Bengaluru. A few of the temples here were converted into living apartments for human beings and cattle once the city lost its historical importance around ...

Google previewIndian Hist (Opt) (2006)

by Reddy

The first stage is represented by the temples at Aihole and Badami. Aihole is a town of temples and contains no fewer than 70 ...

Google previewTemples of South India (2009)

Aihole is a tiny village on the banks of the Malaprabha River, which has a great wealth of temples and temple sculptures, scattered all over. It has more than 70 temples, standing as testimonies to the creative urge and talents of giving shape to ...

Google previewKarnataka's Rich Heritage - Art and Architecture (2016)

From Prehistoric Times to the Hoysala Period by Lalit Chugh

Aihole is a village having historic temple complexes and is located 510 km from Bengaluru. A few of the temples here were converted into living apartments for human beings and cattle once the city lost its historical importance around 1400 ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Encyclopedia of Hinduism: A-M (2002)

by James G. Lochtefeld

Aihole was an important city during the Chalukya dynasty (4th-8th c. C.E.), and its surviving buildings are some of the oldest standing Hindu temples. These temples represent an early stage in the evolution of Hindu architecture from earlier ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Tourism Resources in India (2001)

by Manohar Sajnani

Aihole This village 43 kms, from Badami. was the Chalukyan regional capital between the fourth and sixth centuries. Here you can see Hindu temple architecture in its embryonic stages, from the earliest Ladkhan Temple to the later and more ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Archaeology (2008)

by Ian Shaw, Robert Jameson

CG Aihole Town-site of the 6th–12th centuries AD (Chalukya and Rastrakuta periods), in Mysore, India, consisting of a large fortified hill in the southeast, at the foot of which lay a walled settlement containing many elaborately sculpted Hindu ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Religions (2008)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

Cave temples are found at Udayagiri and Khandagiri, in Orissa; Rejgjr, in Biher; Aihole, in Kardeeaka; Ellora, in Mahereshtra; and Sittennavesal in Tamil Nedu. Temple worship and observance. Temple worship is mentioned in early texts that ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Indian Women Through the Ages: The middle ages (2003)

by Simmi Jain

Hence the panels of erotic sculptures in Khajuraho, Konark, Bhubaneshwara, Aihole, Badami, Belur, Halebid, Bagali, Pattadakal, Belgamve, Hangal and other places. The same motive would also explain the association of beautiful unmarried ...

Google previewA Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism (2014)

by Klaus K. Klostermaier

Yajur-veda Yatindra-mata-dipikā Yoga Sūtras Places, areas, rivers: Adyar Aihole Ajantä Allahābad Arunācala Ayodhyā Badami Badrinăth Belur Bhimbhetka Bhuvanesvara Braja, Brajbhūmi Cidambaram Daksinesvara Ellora, Elură Gañga, ...

Google previewDictionary of Vedanta (2002)

by Samir Nath

Aihole and other places.

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of World Religions (1999)

by Wendy Doniger, Merriam-Webster, Inc

Cave temples are found at Udayagiri and Khanda- giri, in Orissa; Rajglr, in Bihar; Aihole, in Karnataka; Ellora, in Maharashtra, and Sittannavasal in Tamil Nadu. Temple worship and observance. Temple worship is mentioned in early texts that ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Indian Literature: Beginnings-1850 (1998)

by Sujit Mukherjee

Aihole inscription (634); of Chalukya king Pulakesin II (r.609- 642): who ruled in West Dakhan. This inscription in Sanskrit is important to literary history because it mentions Kalidas (also Bharavi), thus providing a lower terminus for dating him.

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