Table of Contents
- 1 Who built Rajarajeshwara temple 7?
- 2 Why was Rajarajeshwara temple built?
- 3 Who built the Rajarajeshwara temple and in which century?
- 4 When Rajarajeshwara temple at Thanjavur was built?
- 5 Why were temples and mosques beautifully constructed 7?
- 6 What is the old name of Thanjavur?
- 7 What is called the top most portion of temple?
- 8 Which temple has no shadow?
- 9 Why were temples and mosques beautifully construction?
- 10 Who constructed the largest temples?
Who built Rajarajeshwara temple 7?
The Brihadisvara Temple, constructed by the renowned architect Sama Varma, was built by Rajaraja Chola in the 10th century A.D. The Cholas were great patrons of architecture, culminating in the construction of the most majestic temples and beautiful bronze idols in South India during their rule.
Why was Rajarajeshwara temple built?
Rajaraj Chola built the Rajarajeswara Temple in the ’10th century’ in Thanjavur. EXPLANATION: The temple was built in reverence to Lord Shiva and is a Hindu temple. The ‘temple’ is regarded as ‘one of the 108 existing’ ancient temples of Lord Shiva in ancient Kerala.
Who built the Rajarajeshwara temple and in which century?
Raja Raja Chola I
It was built by Raja Raja Chola I. The temple is regarded as one of the existing 108 ancient Shiva Temples of ancient Kerala….Rajarajeshwara Temple.
|Creator||Parashurama, Rajaraja Chola|
|Completed||Modern temple 1010 A.D.|
When Rajarajeshwara temple at Thanjavur was built?
The Brihadishvara Temple, also known as the Rajarajeshvara Temple, is dedicated to Shiva and was built in the 9th century. It is one of the great achievements of the Chola era.
Why were temples and mosques beautifully constructed 7?
Temples and mosques were beautifully constructed because of the following reasons: They were the places of worship. They also meant to demonstrate power, wealth and devotion of the patron- mostly the kings and emperors.
What is the old name of Thanjavur?
The British referred to the city as Tanjore in their records. Five years after its annexation, the British replaced Negapatam (modern-day Nagapattinam) with Thanjavur as the seat of the district administration.
What is called the top most portion of temple?
A shikhara over the garbhagriha chamber where the presiding deity is enshrined is the most prominent and visible part of a Hindu temple of North India. In South India, the equivalent term is vimana; unlike the shikhara, this refers to the whole building, including the sanctum beneath.
Which temple has no shadow?
Brihadeeswarar Temple – The Big Temple with no shadow in Thanjavur (Tanjore)
Why were temples and mosques beautifully construction?
Answer: Temples and mosques were beautifully constructed because they were places of worship. They were also meant to demonstrate the power, wealth and devotion of the patron.
Who constructed the largest temples?
king Suryavarman II
Current largest temples. Angkor Wat is a temple complex at Angkor, Cambodia. It is the largest religious monument in the world, on a site measuring 162.6 hectares (1,626,000 m2; 402 acres) which was built by a Khmer king Suryavarman II in the early 12th century as his state temple and capital city.