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Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Srirangam photo's in 17th Century



                            Srirangam in 1850's to 1900



                      Srirangam old photos are showing the ancient building technology, philosophy of the science. The sanctified island of Srirangam, near Tiruchchirappalli in Tamil Nadu, is bounded by the River Kaveri and on it are large temple. It is dedicated to Vishnu as sri Ranganatha, reclining on his serpent couch. This holy complex dates mostly from the 17th century, Nayaka period.



Photograph of the unfinished olden days Raja gopura of the Temple at Srirangam in 1858
  

The entrance gateway to the sriRanganatha temple at Srirangam. old Rajagopram year 1860. views shows partially completed (base only) in nayaka period.

srirangam view looking along a street of thatched houses towards the temple gopura in the sriranganatha Temple. The gopuras at Srirangam consist of pyramidal brick and plaster towers covered with bright coloured sculptures.Srirangam old second gopura.

srirangam olden days of the street towards the open-sided, four-columned mandapa, with the gopura of the sirranganatha Temple beyond, in the year 1858. A small four pillared Mundapum inside the Second Gopuram.
A view looking along the street towards the gopuram in the srianganatha Temple, with an open-sided mandapa in the foreground, The gopuras at Srirangam consist of pyramidal brick and plaster towers covered with bright coloured sculptures. The gopura in this view stands inside the main east entrance to the temple complex 1896.
The  Temple at Srirangam, 1896-1898


The third gopura of the sriranganatha Temple at Srirangam, in the year 1858


Photography of the tank and central mandapa of the Temple at the Srirangam- 1898

An ornate ivory ratha with a temple priest in the background, Srirangam sriranganatha temple. year 1896-1898. This ratha not seen now a days gone out.
Srirangam temple view of the carved horse pillars in the opposite to the Hall of a Thousand Pillars.
This view shows part of the Ranganatha Temple the year 1895. Sculpture in the Sheshagirirayar mandapam.


srirangam temple perumal golden foot,hat and other ornaments. These were placed on temple idols on special occasions such as religious festivals. year 1896-1898.

Srirangam temple old jewellery Archaeological Survey year 1896. This photograph shows some of the objects the temple received as donations from devotees. These were put on display on special occasions such as religious festivals.


Srirangam temple old jewellery Archaeological Survey year 1896-1898. its shows some of the objects golden umbrella, samaram(hand fan)made from deer hair, silver stick, golden pot; the temple received as donations from devotees. displayed on special occasions such as religious festivals.


A silver plated Yali vahana (vehicle of the divinity) in the Ranganatha Temple at Srirangam 1896-1898 The yali vahana is part of the processional images used at festival times.

1 comment:

Sarvam Srikrishnarpanam said...

Excellent collection. Have no words to explain the joy on seeing these collection especially perumal's thiruvadi. Thanks for this wonderful post