Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationSSLC (English Medium) Class 7th
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Temple art was at its best during the Nayak Period - Elucidate. - Social Science

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Temple art was at its best during the Nayak Period - Elucidate.

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  • The main features of the Vijayanagar and Nayak architecture are decorated, mandapas, ornamental pillars, life-size images, gopuras, prakaras, music pillars,
  • Floral works and stone windows during the 15th to 17th centuries.
  • Tanks are attached to the temples. Gateways to temple are constructed from Four directions with massive gopurams.
  • The practice of fitting then inches with sculptures continued during the Nayak period.
  • There was an increased use of major sculpted figures(relief sculpture as found at the Alakiya Nambite pleat Tirukkurungudi (Tirunelveli district) and the Gopalakrishna temple in the Ranganatha temple complex at Srirangam.
  • The southern festival mandapam of Adinatha temple at AzhwarTirunagari and the porch of the Nellaiyappar temple at Tirunelveli are other notable examples.
Concept: Temples, Sculptures, and Painting in the Vijayanagara Epoch
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Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi Class 7th Social Science Term 3 Answers Guide
Chapter 1.2 Art and Architecture of Tamil Nadu
Evaluation | Q VIII. 2. | Page 123
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