Science Behind The Architecture of Indian Temple

Hindu Temples are the homestay offered to the Gods and Goddesses. They are the structures designed to connect human beings to the Divine. Different symbols and structures used in the temples are extracted from the root of the Vedas and Scriptures. Technically the architecture of the temple plays a very important role in the way you feel, the calmness and serenity that washes over you as you enter the premises are because of the strategic design of the temple.


Temples are found deliberately at a place where the positive energy is available abundantly from the magnetic and electric wave conveyances of north/south post push. Entering the temple through the gopuram, you feel a strange vibration or a sense of positivity. The temple before construction is searched for a location. The ideal location is one with high magnetic and electric waves. The gopurams are designed as tapering with a rectangular base to signify dynamism and the start of peculiarly high electromagnetic radiation.


Science of The Architecture of Hindu Temples


The architecture of Hindu Temples is basically based on the Vastu Shastra. Vastu Shastra is the texts that contain the information about design, layout, measurements, ground preparation, geometry and space arrangements. It provides the procedural rules and directions for the design and layout of the buildings.


At first, the plan is made in the form of geometric design called Vastu-Purusha-Mandala. Vastu meaning dwelling, Purusha meaning universal essence and mandala meaning circular. Hence, Vastu-Purusha-Mandala is symmetrical, self-repeating structure based on the Hindu texts, cardinality, and mathematical principles.


Significance of Hindu Temples


1. Temples are the dwelling place of God so it is believed to be the place to receive blessings from God.

2. It is believed that a devotee can clear his confusions In Devalaya (temple.)

3. The one who regularly visits temples gets God’s grace and spiritual power.

4. The prayers and chanting done inside the temples create peace of mind.

5. The outstanding architecture of Hindu Temples signifies the arts, values, and ideals of Dharma of Hindu Religion.

6. Temples are built on the ground of Vastu Shastra.