Monday, August 29, 2016

Hutheesing Temple, Ahmedabad

Hutheesing Temple in Ahmedabad is very ornate temple known for its sculptural work. The construction of the temple is initiated by Shet Hathisinh Kesarisinh and it was completed in 1848.



This temple built using white marble with a double-storied main shrine building. The main shrine is covered with a big dome supported by twelve ornate pillars. The temple is dedicated to the 15th Jain Trithanakara named Dharmnath.



The front is exquisitely ornamented by a 'dome' shaped structure. The temple is lavishly carved with beautiful sculptures.



The temple has a unique Manastambha which have carved beautifully.



This temple was built during a severe famine in Gujarat and then this had become a source of income for hundreds of skilled artisans for a period of two years.

16 comments:

rupam sarma said...

Beautiful trample.Thanks for sharing :)

Gunilla B├Ąck said...

Gorgeous! The details are amazing!

Thomas Lee said...

Another beautiful one

Tony McGurk said...

So many wonderfully detailed stone carvings Rajesh. It's good that it was able to provide employment at a difficult time

Mama Zen said...

Gorgeous shots!

Forest Dream Weaver said...

Wow....what an amazing place!

Fun60 said...

That must be a spectacular sight to visit.

Photo Cache said...

Awesome intricate details.

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Al said...

Spectacular is an understatement for this temple.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

That is interesting that construction came at a time to provide needed employment to the artisans. And what beautiful art in stone they made!

Melody Steenkamp said...

wonderful building and intricate details... love it


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photowannabe said...

Your temples are just amazing...jaw dropping actually.

carol l mckenna said...

Nice series of images ~

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Roger Owen Green said...

Not that high, but vast!

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Amit Agarwal said...

Very beautiful captures!

DeeDee said...

Lovely pictures