Sirppakalai Chemmal
Sthapati K.G.Santhana Krishnaa

+91 94430 32092

Sirppakalai Chemmal
Sthapati K.G.Santhana Krishnaa

+91 94430 32092

Architecture

Hindu Temple Architecture


Hindu Temple Architecture, though has many varieties of style does not miss out on the basic nature of the Hindu temples. Temple is a place for pilgrimage. Hindu Temple Architecture reflects a synthesis of art, the ideals of dharma, beliefs, values and the way of life cherished under Hinduism.

Our temples has all the cosmic elements that create and celebrate life in Hindu pantheon, from fire to water, from images of nature to deities, from the feminine to the masculine, from Kama to artha, from the fleeting sounds and incense smells to purusha. The eternal nothingness yet universality is a part of Hindu Temple Architecture.

The Hindu temples are designed to function as a place which connects human and the divine. The architectural principles of Hindu temples in India are described in Silpa Shastras and Vastu Shastras.

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Order of Construction

Before placing the lord in position inside the temple, according to prathivanyasam, in a sequence saturchi brahmastanam, karuvarai, arthamandabam, mahamandabam, thirusutru mandabam and parivara moorthis rajagopuram construction is a correct order. Vimanams stage height starting from ega thalam, thivi thalam, thiri thalam, sadur thalam, panja thalam to sodastam, such 16 thalams and details of constructing vimanam and rajagopuram

Statue Construction

The size of statues and temples has derived from very ancient size called atom. Manankulam, thaalam vithasti, hastam viral or thacchu mulam, kisku, prajapathyam thanur musti, thanur graham, thanjai mulam, madurai mulam, chidambara mulam are some of the dimensions of the Hindu God

There is a size restriction for making the statue by name padimam. Thaalam is the face height of a statue. Such statue has a face height of one thaalam and total height of 10 thaalams. For example, Natarajar statue is made to 11 to 12 thaalam in general practice.

Bhagavad Gita:
The peace of God is with them whose mind and soul are in harmony, who are free from desire and wrath, who know their own soul.