The marvel of Straight Line Temples

South India has huge temples. Researchers always wonder how they were made.


“Five leading Siva temples are especially a matter of great interest and serious study. Siva as the creator and destroyer controls the five natural elements Pancha Bhootas--Earth, Water, Fire, Air and Space.


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This article was first published in the April 2016 issue of Tattvaloka, the Splendour of Truth. Tattvaloka is published under the aegis of the illustrious 9th century Sringeri Sri Sharada Peetham, and the Jagadguru Sri Sankaracharya of Sringeri. This article is courtesy and copyright Tattvaloka ( You can subscribe online at . Cost is Rs 496/ for one year (12 monthly issues) print, Rs 1,390 for three years, Rs 11,900 for Lifetime subscription.

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