Temples of India
India is known for its temples – beautiful, serene places of worship - significant religious and historic landmarks. A Hindu temple is a symbolic house, seat and body of divinity. It is a structure designed to bring human beings and gods together, using symbolism to express the ideas and beliefs of Hinduism. The symbolism and structure of a Hindu temple are rooted in Vedic traditions, deploying circles and squares. India has more than 2 million Hindu temples recorded during the 2001 census, whose number has substantially increased by now.
This collection of handicrafts is inspired both by the majestic temples at Hampi, Gujarat and Bhubaneshwar as well as the wealth of arts in terms of the sculptures, dance and architecture that abounds there. It is a tribute to the superlative architectural brilliance of craftsmen of India!