Manifestation of Art & Crafts in Temples and Monuments of Orissa

             The State of Orissa rich in ancient cultural heritage is known for its temples and monuments all over the world. The famous Sun temple of Konark is the glory of Orissan art in Stone carving which is admired by tourists all over. Similarly, the art & crafts of Orissa are depicted in a number of ancient temples and monuments which are visited by the tourists from within the country and abroad. The old art and craft found in different places of the state are shown in Table-1.18. 

Table-1.18 

Name of the Craft

Location

Name of the temple /Monument

Stone Carving

Bhubaneswar

Lingaraj Temple

 

 

Vakeswar Temple

 

 

Vaital Devi Temple

 

 

Parsurameswar Temple

 

 

Kotitirtheswar Temple

 

 

Rajarani Temple

 

 

Markandeswar Temple

 

 

Mohini Temple

 

 

Sisireswara Temple

 

 

Kapileswara Temple

 

 

Bhaskareswara Temple

 

 

Khandagiri & Udayagiri Temple

 

Khiching

Chandrasekhara Temple

 

 

Kichakeswari Temple

 

Banapur

Dakhsa Prajapati Temple

 

Bajrakota

Bighneswar Temple

 

Ganeswarapur

Vishnu Temple

 

Chaurasi

Varahi Temple

 

Puri

Jagannatha Temple

 

Konaraka

Sun Temple

 

Sambalapur

Nrusingha Natha Temple

 

Baidyanatha, Sonepur

Kosaleswara Temple

 

Ratnagiri, Cuttack

Budhist Monastry

Wood Carving

Purushottampur,Ganjam

Kapileswara Temple

 

Banki, Cuttack

Charchika Temple

 

Buguda, Ganjam

Biranchi Narayana Temple

 

Odogaon, Nayagarh

Deities of Raghunatha Temple.

 

Puri

Deities of Jagannatha Temple.

Mural Painting / Pattachitra

Buguda, Ganjam

Biranchi Narayana Temple

 

Dharakota, Ganjam

Dharakota Temple.

 

Puri

Gangamatta Matha, Oriya Matha, Jagannatha Temple

 

Chikitigada, Ganjam

Chaitanya Matha

 

Parakhemandi, Gajapati

Radhakanta Matha

 

Jayapur, Koraput

Sri Kalika Temple

Appliqué

Puri

Oriya Matha

 

 

Uttaraparswaa Matha

 

 

Jagannatha Temple

 

 

Raghaba Das Temple

 

 

Gangamata Temple