Odisha Style, Bhubaneswar: Brahmeshwar Temple

This mid-11th c example is the first we come across where the temple is set within a coherent walled complex with side shrines (in this case four corner shrines), and hints at the much larger complexes of the Lingaraja and Jagannath Puri temples.

 

Brahmeshwar Temple complex

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brahmeshwar 06 02

 

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Shrines outside the walled complex

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