▪ historical village, India
      historic village, central Madhya Pradesh state, central India, situated just east of the Betwa River. The village includes the remains of a richly carved Shaivite (Shaivism) temple, traditionally said to have been erected by Raja Bhoja, a Paramara Rajput (member of the warrior caste) in the 11th century; more probably, however, it dates to the 12th or 13th century. The temple is rectangular in plan, its four massive pillars supporting an incomplete dome decorated with excellent carvings; it houses a 7.5-foot (2.3-metre) linga (in Hinduism, a symbol of the god Shiva that is an object of worship). Nearby lies an unfinished Jaina temple of the same period, with a 20-foot (6-metre) statue of Rishabhanatha (Adinatha), a Jaina saint. Just west are the ruins of two dams, destroyed in the 15th century, that once retained a great lake.

* * *

Universalium. 2010.

Поможем написать курсовую

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Bhojpur — is the name of several places: *India **Bhojpur District, Bihar **Bhojpur, Madhya Pradesh *Nepal **Bhojpur, Nepal **Bhojpur District, Nepal *Bangladesh **Bhojpur, Bangladesh …   Wikipedia

  • Bhojpur — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Bhojpur peut faire référence à : Bhojpur, une localité du Madhya Pradesh en Inde, Bhojpur, une localité du district de Bhojpur au Népal, District de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bhojpur — 1 Original name in latin Bhojpur Name in other language State code NP Continent/City Asia/Kathmandu longitude 27.93565 latitude 81.77555 altitude 132 Population 2640 Date 2013 05 22 2 Original name in latin Bhojpur Name in other language BHP… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Bhojpur — Admin ASC 2 Code Orig. name Bhojpur Country and Admin Code IN.34.1275871 IN …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • Bhojpur (Népal) — Bhojpur भोजपुर Administration Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bhojpur bazar — Bhojpur (Népal) Bhojpur, ou Bhojpur bazar, est une ville de l est du Népal, et le chef lieu du district de Bhojpur, un district fait de collines et de montagnes dans la Zone de Koshi. Bhojpur abrite de nombreux artisans Newar, et est célèbre pour …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bhojpur, Madhya Pradesh — Bhojpur is a town of historical and religious importance in Raisen District of Madhya Pradesh, India.HistoryBhojpur is named after its founder, the Parmara king Bhoj. [ Official website of Raisen District] …   Wikipedia

  • Bhojpur District — may refer to: * Bhojpur District, Bihar * Bhojpur District, Nepal …   Wikipedia

  • Bhojpur district, Bihar — Infobox Indian Jurisdiction native name = Bhojpur District type = District locator position = right latd = 25.35 longd = 85.8 state name = Bihar district = Bhojpur altitude = 53 population as of =2001 population total =1792771 area total =2474… …   Wikipedia

  • Bhojpur, Nepal — Infobox Settlement name = Bhojpur other name = native name = nickname = settlement type = Municipality motto = imagesize = image caption = flag size = image seal size = image shield = shield size = image blank emblem = blank emblem type = blank… …   Wikipedia

  • Bhojpur District, Nepal — Infobox Nepal district district = Bhojpur District area = population = pop year = density = caption = region = established = languages = website = Bhojpur district, a part of Kosi Zone, is one of the seventy five districts of Nepal, a landlocked… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”