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Rock Cut Temples of Masrur
The Masrur Temples complex contains about 15 Shikhar temples.
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Rock-cut Architecture is a depiction of persistence as construction is being done by sculpting and cutting entire hills, unlike other artifacts.
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Masrur temples are located on the hilltop at a height of about 2,500 ft from the sea level, & posses on of its unique feature of being rock-cut temple of nagara style as nagara style temple are mostly built as masonry construction.
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Having cluster of 15 rocks temples carved out of a single rock, built around a central shrine, Masrur popularly known as the Himalayan Pyramid.
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Bharatanatyam:
The Classical dance evolved from the ancient temples of Tanjavoor across centuries a rich & Vibrant temple tradition that is continuously renewed!
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Bharatanatyam derivation from the four most important aspects of dance.
In Sanskrit Bha from Bhava meaning emotion, Ra from Raaga meaning melody, Ta from Taala meaning rhythm and Natyam meaning dance that encompasses music, rhythm and expressional dance or Abhinaya!!
Odissi:
The oldest Indian classical dance form (2nd century)evolved as a spiritual expression of devotion, nurtured in the famous temples of Orissa at Puri, Konark and Bhubaneswar.
One of the most characteristic features of Odissi dance is the Tribhangi.
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The #CholaEmpire at its greatest extent, during the reign of Rajendra Chola I in 1030 CE.
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The #CholaDynasty was one of the longest-ruling dynasties in the history of southern India.
300s BCE–1279 CE.
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During the period 1010–1200, the #CholaEmpire stretched from the Andaman/Sri Lanka/Maldives to territories of Malaysia,Thailand & Indonesia
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Hinduism expansion in Asia, from its heartland in Indian Subcontinent, to the rest of Asia, started circa 1st century
Greater India was the historical extent of the culture of Hinduism & Buddhism beyond the Indian subcontinent.
Ruins of Ayutthaya Temple in Wat Cha Wattanaram, Ayutthaya Historical Park, Thailand which was named after Ayodhya.
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Devi Mahatmya ManuScript in #Sanskrit on palm-leaf, Bhujimol script, Bihar or Nepal, 11th century.
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Rigveda (padapatha) Manuscript in Devanagari on paper, early 19th century.
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Indian miniature painting of Bhagwan Varaha, avatar of Bhagwan Vishnu, Chamba circa 1850.
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Ashoka the Great's Empire after Kalinga War C.265 BCE, was the major power at that time.
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Location of #KalingaEmpire. c.261 BCE, Kalinga was an early republic in central East India.
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More than 150,000 #KalingaEmpire warriors & about 100,000 Ashoka's warriors were slain in Kalinga War
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