Odisha Style, Bhubaneswar: Yameshwar Temple

This temple complex lies further west of Papanasini and Makreshwar. Yameshwar is another example of the 13th c profusion in temple construction. A small shrine in the complex, possibly from the 7th c, is an indication that many of the existing temples in Bhubaneswar were built on the sites of earlier temples.

 

Yameshwar temple complex

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This small shrine from an earlier phase of temple building (possibly 7th c) rests at a lower ground level

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The Natamandir pavilion of Yameshwar temple (compare with Konarak)

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Bakreshwar temple, also from the 13th c, near Yameshwar

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