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Wood, Wheels, and Worship: The Architectural Details of Jagannath Temple and its Annual Rath Yatra”

Millions of devotees from across the world are thronged to see the famed Jagannath Temple and the Rath Yatra of the temple in the small town of Puri in Odisha each year. The temple and the chariot of the Rath yatra are architectural marvels that reflect the beauty of Odisha’s traditional heritage and the devoted […]

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Sacred Peaks: Exploring the Nagara Style of Temple Architecture in India

There are more than 2 million Hindu temples in India, showcasing a vast variety of architectural styles that are highly influenced by the region they belong to. The notion of space and time has been envisioned beautifully in Indian architecture. The art and architecture that we see in Hindu temples all hail from one scripture

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Forgotten Textile of Tamil Nadu: A Vanishing Craft of Karuppur Cloth

Kodali Karuppur Village, nestled by River Kollidam, once thrived with a centuries-old textile industry, renowned for crafting Kodali Karuppur sarees. Today, the textile infrastructure is gone, but the village remains picturesque, sustained by agriculture. Its ancient temples and the flowing river still attract visitors, preserving the essence of its rich heritage. The tale of the

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