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Press conference and media day to kick off the Washington DC Temple Open House; World Church Leaders to Lead Media Tours of Inside the Temple on April 18

A unique opportunity for the media to tour the interior and grounds of the temple with world church leadership WASHINGTON, April 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Summary: The world leaders of the Church of jesus christ of Latter-day Saints will be among the keynote speakers and guides at a special press conference and media day at […]

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Temple Alumna’s Artwork Featured in ‘Bel Air’ and ‘Blackish’ – The Temple News

Marryam Moma, is working on a piece at GlassBox, her art studio in Alpharetta, Georgia in 2021. | CAROL ROSE PHOTOGRAPHY/COURTESY As an architecture student, Marryam Moma found it easier to understand concepts and brainstorm designs and ideas for class projects and homework through art collages. The more time she spent tearing up bits of […]

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[VIDEO] £1m funding boost for Egyptian-style Temple Works in Leeds

Leeds Temple Works – famous for its Egyptian architecture – has received £1million in financial aid from the government’s Culture Recovery Fund and Historic England Temple Works will undergo major repairs as part of a wider regeneration of the building and surrounding area. Money from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund is intended to open up […]

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New Audrey Irmas Pavilion Lights Wilshire Boulevard Temple – Beverly Hills Courier — Beverly Hills Courier

“I think it will make everything else more beautiful,” he said, as a modest concession to what will now join the ranks of LA’s most significant buildings. Indeed, the singularity of the pavilion is not restricted to its exterior. Its interior is not built in the traditional sense. Rather, it is a series of openings […]

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As Temple Works About to Begin, Land Prices in Telangana’s Vemulawada Peak – The New Indian Express

Express press service KARIMNAGAR: As the government signals its intention to go ahead with the development of the Vemulawada temple, land prices in the temple town have seen a sharp rise in recent days, especially in areas such as the road Jagtial, the Korutla road and the Nampalli mound. Significantly, land on the outskirts of […]

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President Jokowi visits Kedaton Temple in Muaro Jambi

Once we enter the site what we see are brick structures that have aged for over a thousand years as the structure of the temple was built in the 7th century Jakarta (ANTARA) – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) paid a visit to Kedaton Temple at the National Cultural Preservation Site of Muaro Jambi Temple Complex […]

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$30 Million Sai Balaji Temple Coming to New Jersey

Washington, April 6 (PTI): A large temple dedicated to Sai Balaji with a cultural center and a gigantic 30-foot statue of Hanuman is being built in a New Jersey town at an estimated cost of over $30 million of dollars. Hanuman’s statue inside his sprawling 12-acre Om Sri Balaji Temple campus would be visible from […]

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Community refrigerators need more support – The Temple News

ALLYSON THARP / TEMPLE NEWS On February 27, the Umoja Community Refrigerator opened on Jefferson Street near 22nd to provide 24/7 access to necessities like food, water, baby food, hygiene products and menstrual products. There are nearly 30 community refrigerators around Philadelphia where donations are needed. Community refrigerators provide healthy resources to meet people’s basic […]

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ASI wants to fine-tune Odisha government’s beautification plan around Jagannath temple

BHUBANESWAR: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has asked the government of Odisha to modify its much-vaunted Shree Mandira Parikrama Project (SMPP) – a massive beautification project around the 12 andJagannath temple of the last century in Puri – which has already been the subject of controversy. Last week, members of the Bharatiya Janata Party […]

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Hindu Artists Pull Out of Temple Festival in Solidarity | Latest India News

Thiruvananthapuram: Three Hindu dancers have pulled out of a concert at the Koodalmanikayam temple in Thrissur, Kerala, in solidarity with classical dancers VP Mansiya and Soumya Sukumaran, who were dropped from the list of performers because they are not Hindus. {{^userSubrated}} {{/userSubrated}} About 800 performers are scheduled to perform at the temple’s annual 10-day festival […]

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3 dancers leave Kerala temple festival to protest ban on non-Hindu performers | Latest India News

A few days after the Koodalmanikyam temple in Thrissur refused permission to participate to two dancers because they were not Hindu, three Hindu dancers withdrew from their dance concert at the temple in protest, saying that the art transcends all barriers. Last Monday, classical dancers VP Mansiya and Soumya Sukumaran said they had been barred […]

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Assembly Speaker Forms House Committee for Inspection

Bhubaneshwar: A day after State Assembly lawmakers raised concerns about ongoing construction works near the Sri Jagannatha Temple in Puri, President Surjya Narayan Patro formed an internal committee to review the proposed corridor of heritage. The eight-member parliamentary committee will be headed by the president. Its members are Narasingha Mishra, Debi Prasad Mishra, Jayant Sarangi, […]

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Lepakshi Temple among India’s nominations for UNESCO World Heritage tag

The famous Veerabhadra Swamy Temple in Lepakshi, about 100 km north of Bangalore, along with the iconic statue of Nandi are added to UNESCO’s tentative list of World Heritage Sites in India for 2022. Inclusion on the list is a further step towards declaring the monument of cultural, historical and architectural significance as part of […]

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Ruckus in Odisha assembly on construction works near Jagannath temple in Puri

The Odisha assembly witnessed a ruckus on Tuesday as opposition BJP and Congress MPs raised questions over the safety of the Jagannath temple structure in Puri where the state government is building a heritage corridor. Raising the issue during zero hour, BJP MP for Puri Jayant Sarangi alleged that construction works were underway for the […]

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How Telangana’s Yadadri Temple Turned into an Architectural Wonder?

After more than five years of renovation and reconstruction, the Yadadri Temple in Telangana has transformed from a small hilltop shrine into a beautiful and sprawling center of pilgrimage and an architectural marvel. Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Temple, popularly known as Yadadri Temple and located about 60 km from Hyderabad in Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district, has undergone […]

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Not Tollywood, just temples for temple architect Yadadri Anand Sai – The New Indian Express

By Express press service HYDERABAD: Some might see winning several awards for creating breathtaking sets in the Telugu film industry as a major achievement, but for those who are driven by passion, finding their true purpose brings them happiness and fulfillment . Such is the story of Anand Sai, the chief architect behind the redesign […]

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Daryl Hall on Philly Soul, Flunking Bio at Temple and Opening for Bowie

Questions and answers Ahead of his show in Philadelphia on April 9, we speak with half of Hall & Oates about his solo retrospective, today’s musical landscape and thanking no one. Get a captivating long read and essential lifestyle tips delivered to your inbox every Sunday morning – great with a coffee! Photo-Illustration by Jeff […]

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yadadri: Kcr is likely to keep its name off the Yadadri temple plaque | Hyderabad News

HYDERABAD: The new gold-plated Yadadri temple complex that can withstand earthquakes and lightning strikes will not have a plaque bearing the name of Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, but a pylon will be placed with the names architects and officials who were involved in the massive project, sources said. Weeks after the controversial decision […]

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Shree Damodar Zambaulim Temple – Itinerary, History, Festivals, Heritage

Located 54 km from Panjim Kadamba Bus Station, 49 km from Vasco Da Gama Railway Station and 19 km from Margao Railway Station, Shri Damodar Temple is located in South Goa. The Shri Damodar temple is one of the most beautiful and famous architectural constructions in Goa. It stands on the bank of the Kushawati […]

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Disrupting Through Collaboration, UCLA and Temple University Leaders Win 2022 Tambellini Technology Leadership Awards

“Technology only drives improvements when an institution’s people and processes are strategically aligned.” Tweet that “We know that technology platforms and tools can only enable improvements when an institution’s people and processes are strategically aligned and committed to clear goals,” said Vicki TambelliniCEO and founder of the Tambellini group. “I am proud of our honorees […]

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ASI Team will inspect Kodumudi Magudeswarar Temple and Kalingarayan Canal

Modakkurichi MLA C. Saraswathi had written to ASI explaining the significance of the temple and the canal Modakkurichi MLA C. Saraswathi had written to ASI explaining the significance of the temple and the canal A technical team and officials from the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), Chennai Circle, would inspect the 739-year-old Kodumudi Magudeswarar Temple […]

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Governor of Karnataka Gehlot visits Kudroli Temple

Governor Thawar Chand Gehlot visited the Kudroli Gokarnanatha temple in Mangaluru on Monday. The governor is visiting Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts and as part of his visit, he offered puja at the temple and had darshan from the presiding deity at the temple. Earlier, the Governor was greeted by Zilla Panchayat CEO, Dr. Kumar, […]

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Temple cars will be checked before use: minister

Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR and CE) Minister PK Sekarbabu said on Sunday that measures would be taken to ensure the safety of temple cars. Speaking to reporters after congratulating two couples married under the Free Marriage Scheme for Persons with Disabilities (PwD), at the Vadapalani Murugan Temple, he said the condition of the […]

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Somnath Temple Authorities to Engage Architect Bimal Patel for Future Projects | Latest India News

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to his home state of Gujarat, chaired a meeting of the Shree Somnath Trust on Friday in his capacity as chairman of the body that runs the famous Shiva temple in the city ​​of Prabhas Patan. Gir Somnath district. At the meeting, held at Raj […]

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SMVDU Holds Heritage Walk at Krimchi Temple Complex – Jammu and Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

Heritage Walk by SMVDU Students at Krimchi Temple Complex. Excelsior CorrespondentUDHAMPUR, March 11: Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, in collaboration with Patnitop Development Authority and Archaeological Survey of India, has organized a heritage walk at the historic Krimchi Temple complex, Udhampur.Held under the patronage of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, the event witnessed an enthusiastic gathering […]

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Delhi High Court urges state to consider providing alternative accommodation for evicted Jhuggi residents

The Delhi High Court observed that when a land is used for public purposes, if the occupants of the jhuggis or slums are evicted, the state’s goal is to provide them with alternative accommodation after the required surveys have been completed and data collected. Judge Pratibha M Singh reiterated the said observation while dealing with […]

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The largest Hindu temple in the United States is under construction in New Jersey

This massive Hindu temple is a beacon of peace and has been under construction since 2010. It is open to the public and welcomes all. The largest Hindu temple in North America is said to be the huge Swaminarayan Akshardham located in Robbinsville, New Jersey. If you want to explore the rich Hindu culture without […]

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The ancient temple of Aphaea of ​​Aegina will have a lighting system

Temple of Aphaea, Aegina. Photo source: Ministry of Culture A new lighting system will soon be installed in the ancient temple of Aphaea on the island of Aegina, after the Central Archaeological Council of Greece approved the study of the project. The temple’s lighting project will follow the example of other important monuments such as […]

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Temple of Praia Cape Verde: Open doors, planned consecration dates

Open houses and dedication plans are planned in June for the Praia Cape Verde Temple, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced in a press release Thursday. An open day with public tours of the new temple, located on the island nation about 350 miles off the coast of […]

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Boost for tourism in Turkey: the temple of Gobeklitepe receives a record number of visitors in 2021! What is special about this UNESCO heritage site?

The Turkish government, in a statement, said it expects that record to be broken in 2022. Turkiye Tourism Gobeklitepe Temple: The nearly 12,000-year-old Gobeklitepe Temple in Turkiye recorded a record attendance of 5.67 lakh last year. The temple is one of the most important settlements of the Neolithic age across the world and has therefore […]

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CS Somesh Kumar at Maha Shivratri festivities in Nalgonda

Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar along with members of his family visited Shaivite temples in Nalgonda on the occasion of Maha Sivaratri on Tuesday and participated in special prayers. At the Chervugattu Sri Parvathi Jadala Ramalingeswara Swamy Temple on the Narketpally-Addanki National Road, he was offered a purnakumbh welcome amid Vedic chanting. The temple priests presented […]

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Tourism in Saitama: the Heirinji Buddhist temple near Tokyo

Tourism in Saitama: the Heirinji Buddhist temple near Tokyo Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Time The charming Heirinji Buddhist Complex (Heirin-ji) is a great place to visit in Saitama Prefecture. Therefore, many people visit Heirinji Rinzai Buddhist Temple from Saitama, Tokyo (only 35/45 minutes by train and bus from Ikebukuro)and further. This […]

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Dance review: India’s ancient temple architecture comes to life

Nirmanika: reinvented Apsara ArtsVictoria TheaterFebruary 25 Structure and symmetry characterize Apsaras Arts’ bharatanatyam production, Nirmanika, a collaboration with the Indian Embassy in Singapore to mark the 75th anniversary of India’s independence. An ode to Indian architecture and its cultural influence in Southeast Asia, Nirmanika’s staging at the Victoria Theater was a fitting tribute to mark […]

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It’s Exploding Part 1 – Last North Temple Transit Corridor

Over the next month, we’ll be bringing you more coverage than usual on the North Temple Corridor on the west side of Salt Lake City. Formerly a six-lane highway, in 2010 the city redesigned and rebuilt the street with UTA, creating the Airport Green Line branch of the TRAX tram. Significant infrastructure improvements were made […]

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Inside Juno Temple’s Gold-Embellished Beauty Look for the 2022 SAG Awards

Subtle isn’t a word that comes to mind for Keeley Jones, the good-hearted model has turned the power of PR into Ted Lasso. Thank goodness for that. Played by an effervescent Temple of Juno– who earned a SAG nomination for her performance and joined the cast to celebrate their win for Outstanding Ensemble in a […]

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A temple with Dutch influences

The attention of any visitor to the Southern Province is immediately drawn to the city of Galle and its maritime heritage of Galle Fort. As a maritime province, it has lived through 350 years of colonial rule first by the Portuguese, then the Dutch and finally the British. Inevitably, contemporary artistic and architectural styles have […]

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The Temple of Aphaia Will Be Illuminated Like Never Before – Greek City Times

A new luminous face will bring new life to the Temple of Aphaia in Aegina, as the necessary approval has been obtained by the competent Central Archaeological Council (KAS) for the study of its lighting. The lighting of the temple, which dates back to the beginning of the 5th century BC. J.-C., after the battle […]

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asi: Trichy: ASI will renovate the Chola temple in Thanjavur | News from Trichy

TRICHY: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), Trichy circle has started the preparation of cost estimate for the renovation of an early Chola temple managed by HR&CE department at Pullamangai in Thanjavur district. The nomination is the first of its kind in the circle which came into existence in October 2020. Historians have praised efforts […]

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Historians seethe over use of cement to restore 8th century temple – The New Indian Express

Express press service BENGALURU: Restoration work on historic structures is carried out with extreme care to retain the original architecture. But in Begur, the restoration and renovation of the Nagareshware temple complex, built by the Ganga dynasty in the 7th or 8th century, is being done with cement that has infuriated locals, historians and officials […]

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Provo Temple Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Reconstruction Plans

This rendering released by the First Presidency shows the original design of the Provo Temple. President Russell M. Nelson announced his intention to rebuild the temple during the October 2021 General Conference, which is expected to begin in the fall of 2023 following the completion of the Orem Temple. (L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold […]

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Lufkin ISD, Angelina College and TLLTemple Foundation Partner to Create Center of Excellence

LUFKIN, Texas (PRESS RELEASE) – On Thursday, Lufkin ISD shared the following information about a new educational partnership for high school students in Angelina County. From Lufkin ISD: The vision of Early College High School became a reality four years ago when TLL Temple Foundation, Lufkin ISD and Angelina College came together to help students […]

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1000 Year Old Shiva Temple Discovered During Excavations, Check Out These Photos

Ujjain: Shiva temple emerged in excavations 35 km from Ujjain town of MP. In fact, due to the excavations at Kalmoda on Badnagar Road in Ujjain, the Shila Lekh architectural block of the 1000 year old temple of Parmar and Shiva, Vishnu, Nandi Jalhari came out in a fragmented state. Due to excavations that started […]

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Tyler launches new podcast to showcase art during pandemic – The Temple News

(Left to right) Sara Potts, alumnus of the 2021 Master of Arts in Art Temple, Emily Neumeier, assistant professor of Islamic art and architecture at Tyler School of Art and Architecture, and congregation member Susan Weiler St. Francis de Sales and Landscape Architect during a field trip to St. Francis de Sales Church in West […]

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Governor Wolf proposes 5% funding increase for Temple – The Temple News

Gov. Tom Wolf proposed a 5% funding increase for state-related universities, including Temple University, during his final budget speech on Feb. 8. | GOVERNOR TOM WOLF / COURTESY Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf proposed a 5% increase in funding for state-related universities, including Temple University, during his final budget speech on Tuesday. Pending approval by the […]

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Temple Ambler Campus Innovates Courses, Fixes Campus – The Temple News

Temple University’s Ambler campus reopened on September 15, after repairing four buildings for student use. | AMBER RITSON / FILE As repairs from last fall’s tornado continue, Temple University’s Ambler Campus created the Disturbance Ecology course this spring to turn the natural disaster into a learning experience for students as they finish fixing up the […]

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Annapurna icons at a temple in drought-prone UP region – The New Indian Express

The Jarai Math temple, located in the town of Baruasagar in the Jhansi district of Uttar Pradesh, is a temple of the Gurjara-Pratihara period from the 9th to 10th centuries CE. The temple has unique features including the presence of numerous Annapurna images and the fusion of Hindu and Jain iconography. We will deepen them […]

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Owner begins reconstruction process after Finnish Labor Temple fire

THUNDER BAY – The process of demolishing and cleaning up the Temple of Finnish Labor is underway after a Christmas fire left the structure unsalvageable. “It’s obviously a very sad day. You know, the fire was very tragic and it was a very, very sad event. And, the purpose of it all for the building […]

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LDS Church Celebrates 50 Years of Provo Utah Temple, Upcoming Renovation | News, Sports, Jobs

Renderings of what the Provo Utah Temple reconstruction will look like. The Provo Utah Temple celebrated its 50th anniversary. The Provo Utah Temple as it looks today. Courtesy intellectual reserve Renderings of what the Provo Utah Temple reconstruction will look like. Fifty years ago on Wednesday, Joseph Fielding Smith, then […]

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Delhi High Court orders DJB to inspect premises, status report requested

The Delhi High Court has ordered the Delhi Jal Board to inspect the Kalkaji temple premises as part of its maintenance and redevelopment project to ensure that they are kept clean. Judge Pratibha M Singh called for a status report to be filed by the Delhi Jal Board after learning of a report which recorded […]

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Kyoto Sightseeing Tour: Exclusive Temple Tours, Meditation Classes, and Incense Making

The most zen part of our self-guided tour of Kyoto. After a few luxurious hot spring baths on the first leg of his Kyoto tour, our reporter Egawa Tasuku was ready to tackle one of Kyoto city’s top attractions: its abundance of historic shrines and temples. . For the second part of our Ready for […]

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Hampi: Ramanujacharya Temple Complex Connection in Karnataka

Telangana’s newest spiritual tourist attraction – a sprawling 45-acre temple complex, with a 216-foot statue of Ramanujacharya at its center – has a Karnataka connection. While the four entrances to Sriramanujacarya Samata-kendram are in the form of an ornate Kakatiya-style thoranam, right next to the archways are two “Hampi-rathas”. These sandstone chariots are inspired by […]

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An ancient Buddhist temple discovered in Pakistan is one of the oldest ever discovered

An ancient temple dating back to the early centuries of Buddhism has been unearthed in the Swat Valley in northern Pakistan – part of the ancient region of Gandhara which was conquered by Alexander the Great and gave rise to a of Buddhist belief and Greek art. Archaeologists believe the temple dates to around the […]

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Kengo Kuma creates pavilion supported by living bamboo at Kyoto temple

Architecture studio Kengo Kuma and Associates has built a pavilion with a textile roof supported by bamboo stalks on the grounds of a temple in Kyoto, Japan. Named Kyoto Yudo Pavilion, the structure designed by Kengo Kuma and Associates was built in a bamboo grove inside the temple site. Kengo Kuma and Associates designed the […]

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Kyoto’s Koho-an Temple will be open to the public this spring

Although there are hundreds of temples scattered across Kyoto, not all of them are open to the public in the same way as famous places like Kinkaku-ji or Kiyomizu-dera. Koho-an, a sub-temple of the vast Rinzai Daitoku-ji Buddhist temple complex, is one such site that rarely allows visitors. This spring, however, the temple will temporarily […]

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Smiles at the temple and old houses of Vittal

By Shobha Rao Smilemaker February 1st : After decades of planning to visit my mother’s birthplace, we finally took a day trip to Vittal, which is just an hour’s drive from Mangalore and has beautiful natural greenery. This place was part of a small ancient kingdom made up of 16 villages and ruled by the […]

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Pattadakal, Karnataka: there is an unsolved mystery behind this magnificent group of temples

The Story Behind is a CNT series that shines a light on lesser-known landmarks across Incredible India Three hours from Hampi, the Malaprabha River flows between the sandstone cliffs and sunflower fields of northern Karnataka. En route is Pattadakal, a group of 10 riverside temples, built in the 7th and 8th centuries, with their stones […]

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Breaking news in black art: new academic nominations at Tufts, Temple and Rutgers, 20,000 items of black memorabilia up for auction, Ghana at the Venice Biennale, and more.

Latest News in Black Art features updates and developments in the world of art and related culture From left, Jova Lynne begins at Temple Contemporary at the Tyler School of Art and Architecture on January 31. | Photo by Clare Gotto; Margaret Vendryes officially joins Tufts University in June. | Photo courtesy of Margaret Vendryes […]

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Majestic Pillar of Community Faith at Barkheda Temple Soon | Bhopal News

Bhopal: Those who have visited the Ayyappa temple in BHEL, Barkheda, Bhopal region, would agree that the idol of Lord Ayyappa here, which is almost an exact replica of the idol of Sabrimala, is not only a architectural delight, but also a serene place where your sense of spirituality is greatly enhanced. A thriving center […]

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The original Saptakoteshwar temple was located at Narve on the island of Divar.

The Saptakoteshwar Temple withstood attacks from the Delhi Sultanate and the Portuguese and stands today in all its glory. It is another one of those historic temples that shed light on the thriving historical records and heritage of Goa. Located in the village of Narve, the Saptakoteshwar temple is considered to be one of the […]

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Pedestal construction begins at Ram Temple in Ayodhya

NNA | Update: January 27, 2022 5:24 p.m. STI Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) [India]January 27 (ANI): The third phase of the construction of the Ram temple has started at Ramjanmabhoomi in Ayodhya on January 24 with the laying of the granite stones for the plinth.In order to achieve resistance, other physical and chemical characteristics andconsequent longevity, […]

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Temple Isaiah stands out as an architectural marvel in Palm Springs

While several synagogues across the United States bear the name Temple Isaiah, the one in Palm Springs stands out as an architectural marvel like no other. The structure on West Alejo Road was designed in 1947 by E. Stewart Williams as the modernist Al Liberman Chapel before being expanded with a west-facing Brutalist addition designed […]

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Open Rank in Landscape Architecture, Ecological Restoration (full-time, tenure) – Philadelphia, PA, USA | Works

Temple University Employer: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USASite: Tue 25 Jan ’22Posted on: FulltimeType: The Tyler School of Art and Architecture at Temple University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Landscape Architecture with an emphasis in Ecological Restoration, open-rank, to begin in the fall of 2022. We invite applicants to join Tyler’s distinguished Faculty of […]

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tamil: Weddings celebrated in front of the closed temple of Tamil Nadu on the day of confinement

Sunday may have witnessed a Covid-induced lockdown in Tamil Nadu, but that didn’t deter more than 90 couples from getting married at a revered Vaishnavite shrine near here on January 23 with the roads outside exterior of the Tiruvanthipuram Sri Devanathaswamy temple welcoming individuals who have tied the knot during the ongoing ‘Thai’ Tamil auspicious […]

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Making Sacred Ground: Nachiket Chanchani’s ‘Mountain Temples & Temple Mountains’ : The Tribune India

Raja Bhasin Unlike many other mountain systems around the world that have traditionally been looked upon with awe, even fear, and as a home to demons, trolls and evil spirits, the Himalayas have never had this drape of trepidation. around them. These mountains were considered benign, life-giving, home to various deities of the Hindu pantheon. […]

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Discovery of the largest mortuary temple of ancient Egypt

CAIRO — An Egyptian-German archaeological mission shared a new archaeological find on January 15 at the mortuary temple of King Amenhotep III — or as the ancient Egyptians called it, the “temple of millions of years” — in the west from the mainland of Luxor. The mission unearthed blocks of two huge limestone colossi of […]

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It’s the largest temple in ancient Rome (and yes, it’s impressive)

Located right next to the Colosseum in Rome, this temple is a must visit for anyone wishing to visit its largest ancient complex. There are many Roman ruins in the ancient Roman world spread across the Mediterranean and beyond. The city of Rome was (understandably) the heart of the Roman world and the pagan religions […]

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Kollel Ohr Haemet Temple Renovation Plans, 14 Townhouses Presented to Great Neck Village Trustees – Great Neck News

Plans to renovate the Kollel Ohr Haemet Temple on Steamboat Road were presented to the Great Neck Village Board on Tuesday evening. (Photo courtesy of Mojo Stumer Associates) Initial plans for the remodeling of the Kollel Ohr Haemet Temple at 112 Steamboat Road and the development of 14 adjoining townhouses were presented at the Great […]

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Why is the ‘Baahubali’ Sevayat of a viral photo protesting against the government of Odisha

Anil Gochhikar, the popular Odisha bodybuilder whose photo during Rathayatra went viral a few years ago, has been sitting in a ‘Dharna’ against the government of Odisha since the first week of January. Gocchikar says his family owned homes and land near the Puri Jagannath temple which were demolished by the Odisha government “illegally”. Photos […]

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This is what India’s most eye-catching temple looks like

Designed to look like a sacred lotus flower, this temple has captured worldwide attention and continues to be one of the most beautiful in India. India is a very diverse country and home to a range of different religions such as Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Jainism, Sikhism and Buddhism. These are just a few of the […]

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Restoration of the Kathmandu temple after the 1934 earthquake

Jhe 8.3M earthquake that struck at 2:28 p.m. on January 15, 1934 was the last major earthquake to hit Kathmandu before the Gorkha earthquake in 2015. Nearly 17,000 people were killed in Nepal and India . The disaster is commemorated in Nepal every January 15 as National Earthquake Safety Day. Rana rulers at the time […]

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Visit of Vineeth Sreenivasan to Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple in Tamil Nadu | To travel

The Kanchi Kailasanathar temple in Kanchipuram is one of the most famous temples in Tamil Nadu. There are so many specialties in this temple. Whether its construction or beliefs. The intricately carved galaxy of Hindu art that dates back to the Tamil tradition of the 7th and 8th centuries is a specialty. Vineeth Sreenivasan recently […]

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Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture, Ecological Restoration (full-time, tenure track) – Philadelphia, PA, USA | Works

Temple University Employer: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USASite: Fri 14 Jan ’22Posted on: FulltimeType: The Tyler School of Art and Architecture at Temple University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Landscape Architecture with a specialization in Ecological Restoration at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in the fall of 2022. We invite applicants to join […]

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Covid impact: Renuka temple in Karnataka sees drop in revenue | Latest India News

Amid the surge in Covid cases, the Renuka temple at Savadatti taluk in Belagavi district, about 500 km from Bengaluru, Karnataka, which has again been closed, is experiencing a sharp drop in income. “We expected a turnover of around ₹5-6 crore in January and February as two major fairs take place during this period. But […]

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Architect uncovers little-known secrets behind Temple Meads

The Victorian Gothic Revival style building now used as the main entrance to Temple Meads has long been attributed to a famous London architect. But new research has revealed that a little-known Bristol architect is actually behind the station building. The research was carried out by a modern day Bristol architect David Martyn, whose discovery […]

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From Mexico City to the Temple Ruins: A Complete Itinerary

With an enormous amount of cultural and architectural sites, museums and festivals galore, quirky traditions and rituals, dense beaches and forests, delicious spicy Mexican cuisine and the city’s diversity, Mexico is an amalgamation of all the gravitational elements together. Here’s a full itinerary of what to see, starting at ruins near Mexico City. Chichen Itza […]

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Archaeologists claim to have discovered famous lost temple of Hercules

Spanish researchers report having located the lost temple of Hercules Gaditanus, considered one of the “Holy Grail” of archeology. The massive structure is believed to be near the Atlantic port city of Cadiz in southwestern Spain. The temple is important not only for its religious significance, but also as a place of architectural development and […]

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The history of Kedarnath temple – NewsGram

The word Kedarnath means ‘the lord of the fields’ and is derived from two Sanskrit words- kedara means “field” and natha, means ‘lord’. Kedarnath Temple is one of the most famous temples located in northern India. The temple is dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva and is located on the Himalayan Garhwal Range near the […]

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Zanesville Masonic Temple contained a wealth of architectural detail

Many medium to large towns have gathering places for the Masons, or Freemasons, the century-old fraternal organizations that celebrate the local stonemasonry guilds who helped build these same towns. Prior to its fiery destruction Thursday night in downtown Zanesville, the six-story stone and brick Masonic Temple building at 36-42 N. Fourth Street was a prime […]