The most common types of Indian architecture are:
▪ the underground temple with the monolithic
▪ the stupa or stop with the vihara,
▪ Pagoda outdoor
▪ the gopura,▪ the Sikh
▪ The Gates (dvar, torana) and commemorativecolumns.
Great Stupa in Mindroling
Thetemples are underground caves artificial (ornatural, but it worked - like thoseof Ajanta) arrangedwith generally flat roofs and thick pillars, curiouslymolded, which recalls its general assembly buildingsor wood which hadto be the primitive India. Similar tothese shrines Indians and the same type of art are monolithic constructions excavated temples and rock carvings outdoor crowd was also decorated with mythological reliefs inside and outside of them: itstype is called Kailasa Temple At Ellora, which measures 84 feet long by 48 wide and 32 tall and dataaccording to the researchers, from the eighth Century AD
The stupa (voice of Sanskrit which means grave ortomb) is a circularbuilding, completed in hemispherical shape designed to save relics of Buddha or of an Indian holy man. They were built of brick and stone used to stand on circular platforms,accessed by tworamps and was surrounded bycolumns or a fence. Near these buildings were builtchapels for contemplative hermits, which should be the custodians of the stupa and the time theywereincreasing these chapels, decorated with statues of Buddha and joined together to form authentic coming viharas convents. In these viharas, is warns variables forms an unmistakable Greek influence, to the point where manyof them form a special art is now called Indo-Hellenic and is dominant in the regions of Kashmir and Gandara and survived until the V century of our era.
The modern pagoda is an evolution of the Indianstupa, a tomb-like structure where sacred relics guarded. The architectural form of the stupa is spread through Asia incorporársele taking various forms to specific details of...