Hindu Architecture: Lakshmi Narayan Temple

Architectural Layout of the Temple

Photograph © Medha Malik Kudaisya -- may be used without prior permission for any educational or scholarly purpose.

The Birla Temple has three shrines. It uses white marble and red sandstone extensively.


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Scholars Programme

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