G.B.Deglurkar teaches Temple Architecture

Discover the secrets of temple architecture and iconography with Dr. G.B. Deglurkar in this Indiclass. Explore the fascinating study of ancient structures and their cultural significance.

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INTRODUCTION

1: INTRODUCTION

Dr. G.B. Deglurkar is a distinguished scholar and archaeologist known for his significant contributions to the study of Indian art, architecture and iconography.

TRANSCENDENT SANCTUARIES: PURPOSE OF TEMPLES

2: TRANSCENDENT SANCTUARIES: PURPOSE OF TEMPLES

Dr. Deglurkar will delve into how temples have historically served not only as places of worship but also as centres of social and cultural life, strengthening communal ties and fostering a sense of shared identity and heritage among the people.

WHERE EARTH MEETS SKY: ORIENTATION OF HINDU TEMPLES

3: WHERE EARTH MEETS SKY: ORIENTATION OF HINDU TEMPLES

In this episode, Dr. G.B. Deglurkar will provide an in-depth exploration of the orientation of Hindu temples and the importance and meaning of Shikharas.

THE SURSUNDARIS

4: THE SURSUNDARIS

In this episode, Dr. G.B. Deglurkar will explain the concept of Sursundaris, delving into the meaning behind these icons and the myths surrounding them.

WHISPERS OF THE INNER SANCTUM

5: WHISPERS OF THE INNER SANCTUM

In this episode, Dr. G.B. Deglurkar will explore the architectural and symbolic elements of Hindu temples, including Dwarashakha, Dwarapalas and Garbhagriha.

CELESTIAL CROWN: TYPES OF TEMPLE SHIKHARAS

6: CELESTIAL CROWN: TYPES OF TEMPLE SHIKHARAS

In this episode, Dr. G.B. Deglurkar will simplify the differences between various types of Shikharas, highlighting their unique features and peculiarities.

DELVING INTO THE PHILOSOPHICAL ESSENCE OF VASTUBRAMHA

7: DELVING INTO THE PHILOSOPHICAL ESSENCE OF VASTUBRAMHA

In this episode, Dr. G.B. Deglurkar will delve into the concept of Vastubrahma and the stages of moksha.

THE PURPOSE OF MURTI

8: THE PURPOSE OF MURTI

In this episode, Dr. G.B. Deglurkar will delve into the significance of murtis in temples and unlock the iconographic clues that they hold.

CONVERGING PATHS: THE ENIGMATIC IDENTITY OF THE YOGA MURTI  AT PANDHARPUR

9: CONVERGING PATHS: THE ENIGMATIC IDENTITY OF THE YOGA MURTI AT PANDHARPUR

In this episode, Dr. G.B. Deglurkar will shed light on the profound significance behind the Vitthal murty, particularly revered in the state of Maharashtra.

MUST-VISIT TEMPLES IN INDIA

10: MUST-VISIT TEMPLES IN INDIA

In this episode, Dr. G.B. Deglurkar will share his list of must-visit temples and the compelling reasons behind their inclusion.

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