Tuesday, December 15, 2009

belur halebid - temple towns of the hoysAlA dynasty

900 years old temples, the belur temple is continuously used temple with prayers offered and even weddings performed.

the halebid temple was destroyed by invading muslims even while under construction.

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  1. Amazing scuptures and good photography.

    Sri Krishna seems to be missing from among the avataras. why ?

  2. out of over 600 photos, these are just the starters.
    will be posting text along with other photos.

  3. what an intricate and fine architecture...these temples are the epitome of Indian art... being there is an insightful experience for travelers..


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