Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Temples in India that are more than 1000 years old

#DharmaQuiz Session 364: 7-June-2016

#DharmaQuiz 2211: Where is this 1300 year stone temple? A grand yearly dance festival is conducted there now.
DQ 2211: Pic - wiki
Ans: Mahabalipuram or Mammalapuram, Tamil Nadu.

#DharmaQuiz 2212: This Hindu temple is at a height of 11,755 ft above sea level. At least 1200 year old. Name it.
DQ 2212: Pic - Wiki
Ans: Kedarnath Shiva temple, Uttarakhand.

#DharmaQuiz 2213: There is a 2000 year old Brahma temple (rebuilt in 14th century) on this lake bank. Name the lake.
DQ 2213 - Pic 1. From sacredsites.com
DQ 2213 Pic 2. Source - pushkarroyalsafaricamp.com

Ans: Pushkar lake, Rajasthan.

#DharmaQuiz 2214: This is a fabulous 1200 to 1400 year old Hindu + Jain temple complex in 4 caves. Where is it?
DQ 2214. Pic: incredible-india.sanjeevnitv.com
Ans: Badami, Karnataka.

{Final,open till 10 PM}: #DharmaQuiz 2215: This is a 1000 year old temple complex for Harihara. 180 ft tall main temple! Name it.
DQ 2215. Pic: Wiki
Ans: Lingaraj temple, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

Scores were not finalized properly tonight. Will do properly during the next quiz. Thanks for the great response today!

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