Monday, May 16, 2011

Poetry in Stone - 3

This is third in the series of Poetry in Stone. So far it has been about the craftsmanship in ancient temples. But the modern India also has temples that are not so old that are marvelous.

One such temple is Radhoasoami Memorial at
Dayalbagh which is at a distance of 15 kms from Agra. Made of white marble has several wonders in stone.

Rose flower carved in white marble.

Hibiscus flowers carved in white marble.

This monument apart from flowers has several other artistic designs all around.

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49 comments:

Deguide said...

Nice poetry in stone, Rajesh.

kavita said...

The carvings are awesome.Reminds me of carvings in Akshardham temple Delhi.

Zuzana said...

This truly is poetry in stone. Considering how difficult it is to carve marble, this artwork is amazing...
xoxo

pietrzyk said...

Beautiful ! Greetings Andrzej.

sush said...

Rajesh- We have liked your blog about travel and places very much. In fact this should be an inspiration for us. My daughter has seen Niagara at age 6 but never seen Jog falls in life being a native of karnataka!

joo said...

This carvings are marvellous! All of them are simply stunning!

joshi daniel said...

what a work!

Jeevan said...

wow! wonderfully craved in marbles. very impressive

Mama Zen said...

Amazing craftsmanship!

Team G Square said...

Nice pics and informative post .

Sailor said...

Beautiful stone carvings!

Sylvia K said...

Those are fantastic and so beautiful and different! Terrific captures as always, Rajesh! Hope you have a great week!

Sylvia

JM said...

Absolutely gorgeous! It's amazing how they could do such delicate carvings witout breaking the stone.

Photo Cache said...

very thankful to see different designs on the pillars.

Pretty Life Online said...

wow!!! artistic place... thanks for sharing! Have a great weekdays ahead!!! Hope to see you around @ my little corner.

Gary said...

That's incredible carving Rajesh. Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Kay L. Davies said...

The flowers are beautiful, Rajesh! Your world has so many wonders.
— K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

Life Ramblings said...

love the intricate carvings but the hibiscus looks more like a rose to me. :)

Al said...

All I can say is wow! The craftsmanship on these stone flowers is astounding. I'm glad that someone is still creating temples like this.

LV said...

How interesting and informative about these temples. I love that rose work.

ladyfi said...

Poetry indeed! What gorgeous stone flowers!

Kalyan said...

Indeed, craftsmanship at its best...such delicately carved details...fantastic!

magiceye said...

indeed wonderful!!

alicesg said...

The flowers were so beautifully carved in marble. Very good workmanship.

Hooked on Memes said...

Poetic indeed! It is a beautiful feat of carving.

NatureFootstep said...

I always wondered how they manage to do this. :)

snowwhite said...

Carvings are delicate and fine, more beautiful than poetry. Great shots.Especially the second is exquisite. Have a nice day.

Ebie said...

Oh, the leaves too, the craftsmanship is fine and exquisite!

Ash said...

The detail is just stunning!

stardust said...

Rose and hibiscus carved into white marble is ornate and breathtakingly beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

Jacob said...

Can't imagine carving in white marble...what an incredible skill and the results are so incredibly beautiful!

Roger Owen Green said...

A rose by any other name - or material...
ROG, ABC Wednesday team

Sivinden said...

Beautiful carving!

Pietro said...

Fabulous carvings, so beautiful!

photowannabe said...

Amazing flowers carved into the stone. The detail is magnificient.

Rizalenio said...

WOW! So beautiful. I enlarged the photos to see more the details. Impeccable.

George said...

You have truly shown some poetry in stone. I really like that rose.

Oakland Daily Photo said...

What skill to carve these delicate flowers and leaves. Stunning accomplishment.

Ms. Burrito said...

I love being part of ABC, it enRiches my vocabulaRy. You choice of R is teRRific!

Would you mind to visit my R post, please?

V Rakesh said...

Absolutely brilliant. Didn't know any such edifice existed in India, in the first place!

Thanks now, that my ignorance stands dispelled.

Eden said...

Wow, impressive works. Great photos.

Jenny Woolf said...

The words "poetry in stone" really sum up these beautiful pictures.

Leovi said...

Some beautiful photos with excellent detail of the beauty of this art.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

The detail in those carvings just amazes me -- and thank you for giving us the macro shot of the rose. Absolutely wonderful and I can barely imagine the talent and time that went into the work.

Krishna said...

Excellent creations....

Sneo said...

wow.. the floral patterns are lovely. how old are these?

YOSEE said...

EXQUISITE ! poetry in stone - is very apt.

Rajesh said...

Thank you all for the appreciation. These carvings are not older than 25 years.

Aakash @ Love poems said...

Wow! Wonderful pics .. Loved all of them.