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Old March 12th, 2010, 04:15 AM   #81
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I see the woods on the building... I think they´re building traditionally.. as they did in the past... isn´t it?
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Old March 12th, 2010, 04:33 AM   #82
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^Yes. The method is mostly simple post-and-beam style. No true arches, no concrete, no steel.

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Old March 13th, 2010, 12:14 PM   #83
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New wood-and-stone temple in Gushaini, Himachal Pradesh


http://picasaweb.google.com/ravimedha/HimachalApril07#
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Old March 14th, 2010, 09:22 AM   #84
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New Stone temple u/c in Vrindavan (Mathura), Uttar Pradesh


http://picasaweb.google.com/amitdesa...92005055783922
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Old March 14th, 2010, 01:45 PM   #85
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^Older u/c pics of above temple
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Old March 19th, 2010, 07:15 PM   #86
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Another one in Bhuj, Gujarat

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Old March 19th, 2010, 10:41 PM   #87
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Mohankheda, Madhya Pradesh


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Old March 20th, 2010, 06:05 PM   #88
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Massive but very orthodox stone temple is coming up in Jadan, Rajasthan


http://picasaweb.google.com/priankazf/IndiaFebruar2010#
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Old March 21st, 2010, 07:39 AM   #89
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New Temples in Malana village, Himachal Pradesh





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Old March 23rd, 2010, 06:36 PM   #90
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Small one u/c in Bodeli, Gujarat


http://picasaweb.google.com/jmanishg...YaatraJan2010#

Hanuman mandir, Sahalangpur, Gujarat, u/c


http://picasaweb.google.com/narasimh...17531537038498
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Old March 24th, 2010, 08:00 AM   #91
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Very nice.
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Old March 24th, 2010, 05:37 PM   #92
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Bherutarak Mandir in Mount Abu, Rajasthan






http://picasaweb.google.com/neeravsh...jaratPalitana#
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Old March 24th, 2010, 09:12 PM   #93
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all temples so very amazing and very beautiful
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A new Jain temple in Ranakpur, Rajasthan. Not stone, but concrete, although some of the carvings and the topmost level are made from marble.


http://picasaweb.google.com/kinilud/...20171722595282
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Hmm. looks nice

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Old March 28th, 2010, 09:26 AM   #96
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A new temple is coming up in Jogeshwari (Mumbai). Carving work is being done in Karaikudi (Tamil Nadu)
http://picasaweb.google.com/purnapra...06261140975986












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Old March 28th, 2010, 09:34 AM   #97
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Neighbourhood temple u/c in Aurangabad (Maharashtra)


http://picasaweb.google.com/evanbudi...06725001873970
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Old April 6th, 2010, 08:55 PM   #98
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Unusual circular stone temple u/c in Dhar, Madhya Pradesh. Only 2-3 old temples exist in India with such architecture.

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Quite impressive. It is heartwarming to see such traditions still practiced in India. I do hope they continue well into the future.
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Jain Temple u/c in Devanahalli, Karnataka
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