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KALINGA STYLE ARCHITECTURE OF FIVE SHAIVITE TEMPLES OF PRACHI VALLEY OF ODISHA IN EASTERN INDIA

Ratnakar Mohapatra and Baikuntha Majhi.

Abstract
The earlier art historians had not dealt with the art and architecture of all the medium size temples existed in the Prachi valley, which are the purview of our present discussion. The Prachi valley preserves a good number of Kalinga style temples of Odisha. The artistic designs features of the Shaiva temples of Prachi valley really draw the attention of scholars, art historians, and archaeologists to commence research works. Among the extant Shaiva temples of Prachi valley, some of the newly surveyed Shaivite temples are taken here for scholarly discussion. The names and sites of these Shaivite temples are
1. Durgeshvara temple at Durgeshvaragarh,
2. Kashi-Vishvanatha Temple at Govindarampatna,
3. Trilochaneshvara temple at Sohana,
4. Padmeshvara temple at Pahanga,
5. Ganesha temple at Naiguan.
The aim of this article is to focus on artistic features, architectural patterns along with the religious significance of the above Shiva temples of the Prachi valley of Odisha. Methodologically, both the primary and secondary sources have been used for the writing of the present article.

Key words: art, architecture, Shaiva, temples, Prachi valley, Odisha, Eastern India


 
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Ratnakar Mohapatra and Baikuntha Majhi. KALINGA STYLE ARCHITECTURE OF FIVE SHAIVITE TEMPLES OF PRACHI VALLEY OF ODISHA IN EASTERN INDIA. JCR. 2020; 7(12): 1098-1103. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.12.192


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Ratnakar Mohapatra and Baikuntha Majhi. KALINGA STYLE ARCHITECTURE OF FIVE SHAIVITE TEMPLES OF PRACHI VALLEY OF ODISHA IN EASTERN INDIA. JCR. 2020; 7(12): 1098-1103. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.12.192



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Ratnakar Mohapatra and Baikuntha Majhi. KALINGA STYLE ARCHITECTURE OF FIVE SHAIVITE TEMPLES OF PRACHI VALLEY OF ODISHA IN EASTERN INDIA. JCR. (2020), [cited May 31, 2021]; 7(12): 1098-1103. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.12.192



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Ratnakar Mohapatra and Baikuntha Majhi (2020) KALINGA STYLE ARCHITECTURE OF FIVE SHAIVITE TEMPLES OF PRACHI VALLEY OF ODISHA IN EASTERN INDIA. JCR, 7 (12), 1098-1103. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.12.192



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Ratnakar Mohapatra and Baikuntha Majhi. 2020. KALINGA STYLE ARCHITECTURE OF FIVE SHAIVITE TEMPLES OF PRACHI VALLEY OF ODISHA IN EASTERN INDIA. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (12), 1098-1103. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.12.192



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Ratnakar Mohapatra and Baikuntha Majhi. "KALINGA STYLE ARCHITECTURE OF FIVE SHAIVITE TEMPLES OF PRACHI VALLEY OF ODISHA IN EASTERN INDIA." Journal of Critical Reviews 7 (2020), 1098-1103. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.12.192



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Ratnakar Mohapatra and Baikuntha Majhi. "KALINGA STYLE ARCHITECTURE OF FIVE SHAIVITE TEMPLES OF PRACHI VALLEY OF ODISHA IN EASTERN INDIA." Journal of Critical Reviews 7.12 (2020), 1098-1103. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.12.192



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Ratnakar Mohapatra and Baikuntha Majhi (2020) KALINGA STYLE ARCHITECTURE OF FIVE SHAIVITE TEMPLES OF PRACHI VALLEY OF ODISHA IN EASTERN INDIA. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (12), 1098-1103. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.12.192