<HTML> <HEAD> <TITLE>"SACRED ARCHITECTURE in INDIA" written by Takeo Kamiya</TITLE> <META name="keywords" content="india, sacred, architecture, temple, mosque, hinduism, jainism, buddhism, islam"> <META name="description" content=""Sacred Architecture in India" written and photographed by Takeo Kamiya, Japanese Architect"> <META name="robots" content="index, follow"> <META name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1"> <STYLE>P{line-height:180%;}</STYLE> </HEAD> <BODY bgcolor="#FFFFFE" text="#000000" link="#0000FF" vlink="#800080"> <font face="Book Antiqua"> <BR> <CENTER><I><font size=3 face="Arial"><B> Takeo Kamiya, architect</B></font></I> <TABLE><TD height=8></TD></TABLE> <TABLE border="4" bordercolor="#707000" bgcolor="#F6FFFC"> <TD width=400 height=65 align="center"><I><font size=5 face="Arial"><B>INDO KOJI ANNAI</B></font></I><BR> </TD></TABLE></CENTER> <TABLE><TD height=10></TD></TABLE> <CENTER><I><font size=3 color="#507050" face="Arial"><B> ( Sacred Architecture in India )</B></font></I> </CENTER><BR> <CENTER><A href="xkoj_eng.htm"><IMG src="koj.jpg" border="1" alt="cover photo"></A></CENTER><P> <CENTER><font face="Century gothic" size=2><A href="../book_eng.htm#book"><B>BACK</A> &emsp; &emsp; &emsp; <A href="../india/ind_eng.htm">NEXT </B></A></font></CENTER> <HR width=500><P> <CENTER><font color="#707000" face="Century gothic" size=2> <span style="line-height:180%;"> <B>Written and Photographed by Takeo Kamiya</B><BR> 2005, 21cm -128pp, 1,700 Yen <BR> ISBN4-09-343192-2, Pubsished by Shougaku-kan, Tokyo <BR> </span></font><P> <font color=#507050 face="Arial" size=2><B> A book descripting the religious Architecture of India, <BR> Buddhist, Hindu, jain, Islam and other religions respectively. <BR> Each chapter is treated in historical order. <BR> A beautiful book of about 170 colour photographs <BR> which were taken by the auther. </B></font></CENTER><P> <CENTER><TABLE><TD BGcolor="#807090" width=580 height=11></TD></TABLE></CENTER><BR><BR> <CENTER><font color="#900000" size=4 face="Century gothic"><B>From INTRODUCTION by the AUTHOR</B></font></CENTER> <P> <CENTER><font face="Century gothic"><B>Religions and Architecture in India</B></font></CENTER> <TABLE><TD height=5></TD></TABLE> <CENTER><TABLE width=580><TD><P><font face="0000"size=2> 0000h0^Q0p00UO000~0Z0 [Ye0`D0nmK0y00NL0YD0n0g0o0j0D0`00F0K00 e,gn0NYe_k0h0c0f00]0S0o0~0Z00c0f0NYezveyn00W0eDmWg0B000 ]0W0f0sNn0000o00000Yen0V0h0D0F000000c_00f0D00`00F00 <BR> 0h0S00L00000n00000h0W0f0 w0l0Nn0D0j0D00000000o000000Yen0X<font size=2> ^^{ </font>g0B00h0^O0h00\0mqN0M0_0W0f0O000 U00k00e,gk0o0 B0~00w00f0D0j0D0 0000Yeh0D0F0[YeL00000n0tkSg0o0͑j0y_rR0g_0W0f0D00h0w0p00]0n0mqNo0U00k0m~000~0_0YO0n0NL0000Nn00000h0W0f0bD0f0D000횒0n0p0W0f000000]D0_07u_0a0o00[o00000Ye_g0o0j0O000Ye_`0h0000h00]0n0mqNo0uik0TY000<BR> 00c0h0mO0w0h00000k0o0 0000g0n0`0000000Ye_L0 0000hTk0yOOW0f0D0f000000h0|Tp00f0D00S0h000000^Vg0돳[U00_00000Ye_L0WS000k0yOOW0f0M0f0 N0SN000n0xQ 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India</TD><TD><font size=2>008</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Indian Civilization<P></TD><TD><font size=2>010</font><P></TD></TR> <TD></TD><TD><HR><P></TD></TR> <TR><TD><font face="Arial"><I><B>Chapter 1</B></I></TD><TD><B><B>BUDDHISM</B></TD><TD><font size=2>012</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Stupa as Chaitya</TD><TD><font size=2>014</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Ruins in Gandhara</TD><TD><font size=2>016</font></TD></TR></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Cave Temples</TD><TD><font size=2>018</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Stone and Brick Temples</TD><TD><font size=2>024</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Ghompas in Ladhak</TD><TD><font size=2>026</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Pilgrim Sites for Buddhists<P></TD><TD><font size=2>028</font><P></TD></TR> <TD></TD><TD><HR><P></TD></TR> <TR><TD><font face="Arial"><I><B>Chapter 2</I></B></TD><TD><B><B>HINDUISM</B></TD><TD><font size=2>030</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Early Stone Temples</TD><TD><font size=2>032</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Rock Carved Temples</TD><TD><font size=2>034</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Southern Style Temples</TD><TD><font size=2>038</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Southern and Northern Styles</TD><TD><font size=2>046</font></TD></TR></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Northern Style Temples</TD><TD><font size=2>048</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Middle Style Temples</TD><TD><font size=2>058</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Terracotta Temples in Bengal</TD><TD><font size=2>064</font></TD></TR></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Wooden Temples in Kerala</TD><TD><font size=2>066</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Wooden Temples in Himalaya</TD><TD><font size=2>068</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Islamic Influences<P></TD><TD><font size=2>070</font><P></TD></TR> <TD></TD><TD><HR><P></TD></TR> <TR><TD><font face="Arial"><I><B>Chapter 3</B></I></TD><TD><B><B>JAINISM</B></TD><TD><font size=2>072</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Cave Temples and Stone Temples</TD><TD><font size=2>074</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Digambara in South India</TD><TD><font size=2>076</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Temple Towns on the Mountain</TD><TD><font size=2>078</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Shwetambara in West India</TD><TD><font size=2>082</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>The Greatest Work of Indian Architecture</TD><TD><font size=2>084</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Transmission of Four-faced Shrine<P></TD><TD><font size=2>088</font><P></TD></TR> <TD></TD><TD><HR><P></TD></TR> <TR><TD><font face="Arial"><I><B>Chapter 4</B></I></TD><TD><B><B>ISLAM</B></TD><TD><font size=2>090</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Delhi Sultanate</TD><TD><font size=2>092</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Mosques in West India</TD><TD><font size=2>094</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Mosques in South India</TD><TD><font size=2>096</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Development of the Mughals</TD><TD><font size=2>098</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>New Religion of Akbar</TD><TD><font size=2>100</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>White Palaces of Shah Jahan</TD><TD><font size=2>102</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Mausoleums in Inida</TD><TD><font size=2>104</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Wooden Mosques in Kashmir<P></TD><TD><font size=2>110</font><P></TD></TR> <TD></TD><TD><HR><P></TD></TR> <TR><TD><font face="Arial"><B>Chapter 5</B></I></TD><TD><B><B></I>Other Religions</B></TD><TD><font size=2>112</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Caves for Ajivikas</TD><TD><font size=2>114</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Thodas Religeon</TD><TD><font size=2>116</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Temples of Sikhs</TD><TD><font size=2>118</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Christian Churches</TD><TD><font size=2>118</font></TD></TR> <TR><TD></TD><TD> &emsp;&nbsp; <font size=2>Judaism</TD><TD><font size=2>126</font></TD></TR> </font></TABLE><P> <HR width=540></CENTER><BR><BR> <CENTER><font face="Century gothic" size=2><A href="../book_eng.htm#book"><B>BACK</A> &emsp; &emsp; &emsp; <A href="../india/ind_eng.htm">NEXT </B></A></CENTER> 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