“Roots of Indian Architecture”

“Roots of Indian Architecture”

by Ashish Nangia via “Little India”

“The present Indian civilization, culturally speaking, can be traced back to early Harappan, Buddhist and Gupta age roots, when the foundations of Indian culture were laid. However, few recognize that many core Indian architectural forms also took shape during this era as well.

Some of the architectural transitions from the Buddhist to the Gupta age were deciphered by British colonial archaeologists and historians in the 19th century by decoding and preserving manuscripts, artifacts and structures from ancient India.

The Buddha preached and laid the foundations for . . . . “

 

 

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