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Ishvara Temple (Lord shiva) Arasikere Karnataka, India


Ishvara Temple (Lord shiva) Arasikere
Karnataka 

  • 13th-century Hindu temple in Arsikere, Hassan district, Karnataka India. Dedicated to Shiva, it is one of the most notable early Hoysala architecture examples with a rotating circular plan, a domed mandapa with 16-point star shape, a pancatala vimana, and a galaxy of artwork depicting Shaivism, Vaishnavism, Shaktism and Vedic legends of Hinduism.

  • The temple has several inscribed stones, as well as hero stones. None provide the foundation information to help date this temple. However, given the references in these available inscriptions, this temple must have been in existence during the reign of Narasimha II of the Hoysala dynasty, by about 1220 CE


Ishvara Temple (Lord shiva) Arasikere Karnataka, India



Ishvara Temple (Lord shiva) Arasikere Karnataka, India



Ishvara Temple (Lord shiva) Arasikere Karnataka, India



Ishvara Temple (Lord shiva) Arasikere Karnataka, India



Ishvara Temple (Lord shiva) Arasikere Karnataka, India



Ishvara Temple (Lord shiva) Arasikere Karnataka, India



Ishvara Temple (Lord shiva) Arasikere Karnataka, India



Ishvara Temple (Lord shiva) Arasikere Karnataka, India



Ishvara Temple (Lord shiva) Arasikere Karnataka, India



Ishvara Temple (Lord shiva) Arasikere Karnataka, India