Nagalapura, a small hamlet lies amidst the fascinating natural scenery of Tumkur taluk, holds two unique temples noted for its rich architectural value. The two temples are good examples of Hoysala Art the antiquities of these temples are not yet known. However, from their architectural character and style, they may belong to 12th century AD..

Nagalapura, a small hamlet lies amidst the fascinating natural scenery of Tumkur taluk, holds two unique temples noted for its rich architectural value. The two temples are good examples of Hoysala Art the antiquities of these temples are not yet known. However, from their architectural character and style, they may belong to 12th century AD..

The famous pillars of Hoysala architecture at Belur, Karnataka

The famous pillars of Hoysala architecture at Belur, Karnataka

Ornate sculptures on outer walls of Keshava Temple, Somanathapura, Mysore district, One of the finest of Hoysala style architectures, near #Mysore, #Karnataka, #India   #Somanathapura #Somnathpur #Somanathpur #Somanathapur #Architecture #incredibleindia #Travels #Temples #templesofindia #Trayaan #Historical #Monuments #MonumentsOfIndia #Hoysala #HoysalaTemples #HoysalaArchitecture

Somanathapura Keshava Temple

Ornate sculptures on outer walls of Keshava Temple, Somanathapura, Mysore district, One of the finest of Hoysala style architectures, near #Mysore, #Karnataka, #India #Somanathapura #Somnathpur #Somanathpur #Somanathapur #Architecture #incredibleindia #Travels #Temples #templesofindia #Trayaan #Historical #Monuments #MonumentsOfIndia #Hoysala #HoysalaTemples #HoysalaArchitecture

As per historianas the hoysala kings of Karnataka done a lot to propagate the Jainism Till King Visnu vardha who opted Vaishnava path of salvation ,and then started the bad fate of Jainism in Karnataka and the plight of the believers to karala started during this period.. the said Jain temples where believed to be raided and destructed during the Mysore invasion by Tippu Sulthan during late years of 18th century The wall motifs and sculptures similates that of Vijaya Nagara and Hoysala

As per historianas the hoysala kings of Karnataka done a lot to propagate the Jainism Till King Visnu vardha who opted Vaishnava path of salvation ,and then started the bad fate of Jainism in Karnataka and the plight of the believers to karala started during this period.. the said Jain temples where believed to be raided and destructed during the Mysore invasion by Tippu Sulthan during late years of 18th century The wall motifs and sculptures similates that of Vijaya Nagara and Hoysala

kailasanath:  “ Lord Vishnu as Keshava  Accompanied by consorts Shri Devi and Bhu Devi  Hoysala Period, circa 12th Century CE  MET Museum  ”

kailasanath: “ Lord Vishnu as Keshava Accompanied by consorts Shri Devi and Bhu Devi Hoysala Period, circa 12th Century CE MET Museum ”

Relief sculpture of the Hindu god Narsimha on the outer walls of Keshava Temple…

Somanathapura Keshava Temple

Relief sculpture of the Hindu god Narsimha on the outer walls of Keshava Temple…

HOYSALA TEMPLE ARCHITECTURE AND GRANDEUR: Chenna Kesava Temple (1150 A.D), Kaidala, Tumkuru Taluk, Tumkur District.

HOYSALA TEMPLE ARCHITECTURE AND GRANDEUR: Chenna Kesava Temple (1150 A.D), Kaidala, Tumkuru Taluk, Tumkur District.

Relief sculpture of a Hindu god on the outer walls of Keshava Temple…

Somanathapura Keshava Temple

Relief sculpture of a Hindu god on the outer walls of Keshava Temple…

Hoysala_emblem_at_Chennakeshava_temple_in_Belur.jpg (1184×1400)

Hoysala_emblem_at_Chennakeshava_temple_in_Belur.jpg (1184×1400)

Sculpture of the Hindu god at Keshava Temple, Somanathapura, Mysore district, One of the finest of Hoysala style architectures, near #Mysore, #Karnataka, #India   #Somanathapura #Somnathpur #Somanathpur #Somanathapur #Architecture #incredibleindia #Travels #Temples #templesofindia #Trayaan #Historical #Monuments #MonumentsOfIndia #Hoysala #HoysalaTemples #HoysalaArchitecture

Somanathapura Keshava Temple

Sculpture of the Hindu god at Keshava Temple, Somanathapura, Mysore district, One of the finest of Hoysala style architectures, near #Mysore, #Karnataka, #India #Somanathapura #Somnathpur #Somanathpur #Somanathapur #Architecture #incredibleindia #Travels #Temples #templesofindia #Trayaan #Historical #Monuments #MonumentsOfIndia #Hoysala #HoysalaTemples #HoysalaArchitecture

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