(Last Updated on : 25/02/2015)
Chandrasekhara Temple is of moderate proportions (10.0 x 5.20 metres). The entire construction is pretty plain and simple and is carefully nestled between the Galaganatha on the north and the Sangamesvara on the south in the Indian state
Sculpture of Chandrasekhara Temple
This temple, which is entirely flat roofed, actually consists of a rectangular closed mandapa without pillars, antarala and a receding garbhagriha
. In the front is a flight of steps with balustrades, to the mandapa. Each dvara-bandha of the mandapa and garbha- griha is flanked by Saiva dvarapalas. The exterior of the walls is throughout decorated with pilaster motifs at regular intervals. In front of the temple is Nandi mandapa of which only the adhishthana with Nandi thereon at the centre is extant.
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