Vesara school of temple architecture
Vesara school of temple architecture is also known as Chalukya’s Karnataka style of temple architecture.
- It is of around 7th to 8th century AD. Vesara style is mixture of Nagara and Dravidian style.
- Carving on exterior wall, which shows blending of both style.
- Integrated carving on pillar, ceiling and door plains.
- Use of antral (Nagara style) to Jain mandap and viman.
- E.g. Virupaksha temple (Pattadakal).
Hoysala School of art
- Hoysala school of art flourished around 1050 to 1300 AD.
- it founded near Mysore Karnataka.
- star shape ground plan is its unique feature.
- Multiple shrine deities are there.
- Every shrine have equal importance and power.
- Use of Jagati prevail here which is a upraised platform.
- walls are of zigzag form.
- Temple pillars are look like monolithic but they are not monolithic.
- It have best carving on God’s jewellery.
- E.g. Chenna Keshav temple at Belur and Hoysaleswara temple at Helevied.
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