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GOPURA DARSHANAM STHALA PURANAM:
GOPURA DARSHANAM. STHALA PURANAM: உ தான பாத மகாராஜன. மார.
West Mebon Temple Roluos
square, sandstone gopuras and a sanctuary on one level crowned with a lotus. largely destroyed precedes the laterite gopura at the east.
DANCE IMAGERY IN SOUTH INDIAN TEMPLES : STUDY OF THE
gopura.
A Volwahsen, Living architecture,^ 87
E Gopura. F Shrineof. Subrahmanya.
Preah Vihear (Cambodia) No 1224
tank beside the pavement leading to Gopura No. 3. This, accessible only by the three passages coming from Gopura southern side is closed by Gopura No.

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Head for 'Vittal Pindi' today
Many earthen pots filled with milk, butter, and curds are hanged over 15 specially built wooden “gopuras” at regular points on the route of the procession.
The writing on the wall: Safe, for now
The observations reveal that the monuments are stable from the basement to the gopura. The new procedure involved embedding 25-35 glass chips in each of the Vittala, Varaha and Krishna temples.
Land Records Director told to verify documents
Former deputy mayor Srirame Gowda has filled a petition stating that the temple has encroached upon to the road and is now building a Raja Gopura. He further submitted that the even the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited is now eyeing the land.
Off the beaten track
The main attraction of the temple is its gopura (tower) and the carvings on it. The mukhamantapa leads to the garbha griha and there are idols of Krishna along with Goddess Rukmini and Satyabhama are there.
Bulldozed: Legacy of Krishna Devaraya
The sage Bishnappa is credited with the rebuilding of the eastern gopura of Virupaksha temple in early 18th century. The renaissance of the bazaar began around 1960 or 1970 when foreign travelers discovered Hampi.

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Gopuram - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Gopuram or Gopura, is a monumental tower, usually ornate, at the entrance of any temple, especially in Southern India.
Khmer architecture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A gopura leads into the 12th century temple compound at Ta Prohm.
gopura (architecture) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
gopura (architecture), in south Indian architecture, the entrance gateway to a Hindu temple enclosure.
250ft Gopura, Murudeshwar, a photo from Karnataka, South
Jan 12, 2011 This photo from Karnataka, South is titled '250ft Gopura, Murudeshwar'.
Ancient India
Chennakeshava was built in 1117, although the tower of the gopura is 16th century (Vijayanagara period).

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