Vastu shastra

The Sacred Temple Architecture of India

Temple architecture in India can be traced back over 3000 years, from the early cave temples of Aihole and Ellora to the modern shrines in New Delhi like the Lotus Temple and Akshardham Temple Complex. India’s long history of temple construction has given rise to many styles of architecture, which each embody its design principles, symbolism, and cultural significance. Here, in this […]

Dimensions of Architecture in Social, Political & Economical Perspective

It is fortunate occasion to discuss new vistas of Art and Architecture, the theme is based on Dimensions of Architecture in Social, Political and Economical perspective. The era of Indologists like James Fergusson, Vincent Arthur Smith, Percy Brown etc. was descriptive, and the era of Scholars like Ernest Binfield Havell, Ananda Kentish Coomarswamy, Vasudeva Saran Agrawala, Stella Kramrisch was to understand the […]