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  • 27 July, 2022

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Modhera Sun Temple

Modhera Sun Temple

The Ahmedabad Railway Station at Kalupur in Ahmedabad City will be developed on the theme of Modhera Sun Temple in the next five years.

About Modhera Sun Temple

  • Modhera Sun Temple is located in Mehsana, neighbouring Ahmedabad district.
  • Built-in the 11th century during the reign of Bhima I of the Chalukya dynasty in honour of the Sun God, it is one of the major tourist destinations in North Gujarat.
  • Situated on the banks of Pushpavati River.
  • It is surrounded by a terra-formed garden of flowering trees and songs of birds.
  • Modhera Sun Temple is an excellent example of the medieval temple art and architecture of India.
  • The temple complex has three components: Gudhamandapa, the shrine hall; Sabhamandapa, the assembly hall, and Kunda, the reservoir and built in the Chalukyas Style.

The remains of the Sun Temples at Modhera are relics of times gone by when reverence of the natural elements fire, air, earth, water, and sky were at their peak sharing space with myriad manifestations of Vedic gods.

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Source: The Indian Express


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