Temple Architecture

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Meenakshi Temple, Madurai

Meenakshi temple also known as Arulmigu Meenakshi Sundareshwarar Temple is a historic Hindu temple located on the southern bank of the Vaigai River in Madurai, Tamil Nadu. It is dedicated…


The Axis and the Perimeter of the Temple – Part 3

The Axis and the Perimeter The Agniksetra or the later temple plan of the Vedic ritual represents two significant numbers, 180 and 54, which, when doubled, correspond to astronomical knowledge related to…



The Axis and the Perimeter of the Temple – Part 1

Canonical texts describing the plan of the Hindu temple allude to its astronomical basis, and in this Bharatiya sacred geometry is not different in conception from the sacred geometry of…