Pañcāyatanas

Refers to Hindu temple building complexes comprised of one main temple surrounded by four subsidiary shrines, the term meaning "five-shrined.".

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pañcāyatanas
pañcāyatana
pañcāyatana's Dutch

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Refers to Hindu temple building complexes comprised of one main temple surrounded by four subsidiary shrines, the term meaning "five-shrined."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300266156. The J. Paul Getty Trust.