Architecture of Parsurameswara Temple

Bhubaneswar’s Parsuramesvara temple dates all the way back to the seventh century A.D. Although the plan is tri-ratha, the Gandi reflects the Pancharatha style. This temple’s pagas (pilasters), which are a distinctive feature of Odishan temple architecture, were not fully developed. A niche is contained within each of the three pilasters. The central pilaster has …

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