Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationSSLC (English Medium) Class 7th
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What is the new form of construction that emerged during the Vijayanagara epoch? - Social Science

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What is the new form of construction that emerged during the Vijayanagara epoch?

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  1. During the Vijayanagara epoch, a new form of construction emerged. It is the mandapam (pavilion) to where the gods are carried every year.
  2. Pillared outdoor mandapams are meant for public rituals with the ones in the east serving as the waiting room for devotees, which adorn the large temples.
  3. The kalyana mandapam at Kanchipuram (Varadaraja Perumal temple) and at Vellore (Jalagandeshwar temple) are notable examples.
Concept: Temples, Sculptures, and Painting in the Vijayanagara Epoch
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