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A Rectangular Prayer Hall Of a Temple

The Jagamohana is a prayer hall which is rectangular in shape, usually known as 'mandapa' in north India. It is also called a 'pita deul' and the roof is in the form of a sloping terrace, above which is a clerestory over which there is another sloping roof with a flat top. Jagamohana is also intricately carved with various sculptures.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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