Talk:Sun Temple, Modhera

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Enjoy some of my pics if you are interested. you may see some of them on Google Earth directly. Pl click on.. http://www.panoramio.com/user/220854/tags/The%20%20Sun%20Temple-%20Modhera

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The erotic carvings are in the inside pillars as well, disproving the idea at Khajuraho that you leave sex outside when attend to God.Sean McHugh (talk) 14:10, 2 August 2012 (UTC)

Just uploaded more photos[edit]

Hi,

I just got a new Canon Powershot and went on to picturise this mesmerising temple. Uploading the snaps of the same.

Uday 15:39, 20 March 2007 (UTC)

Article is Start quality, hence removing the stub tag[edit]

This article is of a start quality.

It still needs improvements, but its no longer a stub, so removing stub tag from it.

Moderators : if you still think this is a stub, feel free to mark it with the tag.

Uday 11:34, 1 November 2006 (UTC)

Start[edit]

This article is assessed to be Start class. Suggestions for improvements from Chez can be found at the comments subpage. The article has some good pictures, but it is still weak in areas. Per the article process grading scheme, "major editing is needed, most material for a complete article needs to be added. This article still needs to be completed, so an article cleanup tag is inappropriate at this stage." Happy editing, [sd] 23:15, 17 April 2007 (UTC)

Assessment comment[edit]

The comment(s) below were originally left at Talk:Sun Temple, Modhera/Comments, and are posted here for posterity. Following several discussions in past years, these subpages are now deprecated. The comments may be irrelevant or outdated; if so, please feel free to remove this section.

* The infobox is a decent start. If the temple had been there for 1000 years surely there would be a lot of information about it all along its history. Try providing more details about the temple history, architectural style and about the king who built it. This page needs a free license picture. Try incorporating inline referencing. Cheers -- Chez (Discuss / Email) • 06:28, 1 November 2006 (UTC)

Last edited at 06:28, 1 November 2006 (UTC). Substituted at 07:18, 30 April 2016 (UTC)

Removed info /Rewrite[edit]

The Sun temple is of a unique architecture. The temple comprises three separate, axially aligned and integrated elements: Surya Kund, Sabha Mandap and Guda Mandap.

Surya Kund

This Suryakunda, also known as Ramakunda, is a large rectangular stepped tank measuring 53.6 x 36.6 meters under the east face of sabhamandap used to store pure water. Devotees were required to perform ceremonial ablutions here before worshiping the Sun God.

The Suryakund is a finest example of geometry. The organization of stone into composition gives shape to a dazzling pattern of art. It is proportioned with innumerable stone steps leading devotees down to its base. 108 miniature shrines are carved in between the steps inside the tank. Also number 108 considered to be auspicious by Hindus as Hindu rosary has same number of beads.

Info removed from article due to lack of ref is moved here. Find references.--Nizil (talk) 04:12, 8 August 2016 (UTC)
Fixed and rewritten entirely. Regards,--Nizil (talk) 13:19, 9 August 2016 (UTC)