Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Jain Basadi, Halebid

The Jain Temples of Halebid are the gems of 12th century.  There are three Jain temples all constructed that are constructed inside the single complex by queen Shantaladevi.



The attractive mantapa at the entrance to these temples is a glimpse of the rich architectural beauty of the bygone era of Hoysala period. The three temples are:

These temples are just a stones throw away from the famous Hoysaleswara Temple.

18 comments:

Gattina said...

I am always amazed about his architectural work and the decoration ! The sculptures etc ! so beautiful !

LV said...

So nice seeing what you share. I enjoy it as would never know about it otherwise. Most interesting.

Vineeta Yashswi said...

Beautiful pictures...

Ela said...

Such an amazing place !!
Gorgeous photos !!
Greetings

Lady Fi said...

Amazing temples!

Jim said...

Great architecture

R Niranjan Das said...

Lovely architecture!

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Beautiful architecture - I love that it is preserved.

Thomas Lee said...

looks like roman pillars

Photo Cache said...

Our dear friends last name is Jain and I learned a bit about Jain religion from a tour guide who took us around Agra.

Worth a Thousand Words

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Is the temple in the second photo actually rather pinkish? Beautiful!

Linda said...

I imagine this is amazing to visit.

Jeevan said...

The temple got great mantapa and impressive pillars! Lovely capture

संजय भास्‍कर said...

Beautiful!

Deepa Gopal Sunil said...

Have been there long back! They are gorgeous!

Kokila Gupta said...

Impressive!👌

D.Nambiar said...

Hoysala temple architecture -- just marvelous!!

Yogi Saraswat said...

वाह !! जितना पुराना उतना ही सुन्दर