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Benares: Visveswara

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Title: Benares: Visveswara
Author(s): Fergusson, James
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: Mughal Architecture-- Central & Western India;architecture;diagrams--drawings
Series/Report no.: Basham Collection
Description: Built in the 18th cent. on the ruins of the temple destroyed by Aurungzeb [sic], it is a double temple with duplicate towers connected by a porch with a Muslim dome. -- (or Visvanatha - "the lord of the universe", the name under which Siva is worshipped in Benares), the "oldest" temple in Benares.
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-2677


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