Film Screening : Aihole – Cradle of Indian Architecture

Date: 30/10/2015
Time: 3:30 pm
Venue: Bharat Adhyayan Kendra & Parshvanath Vidyapeeth Seminar Hall, Varanasi, Varanasi

Director : R.Bharathadri Duration : 34 minutes 12 seconds

Synopsis: Today’s Aihoḷe is an over grown village in Bhagalkat District of Karnataka. Originally known as Ayyavola or Aryapur, it was the capital of Cāḷukyan dynasty through 6th to the 8th century AD. The oldest flat roofed Lad Khan temple, the flat roofed Kontagudi temple, dedicated to Śiva, the apsidal Durga temple, the northern style Śikhara temples of Huchimalli Gudi and Hucchappayya, the Meguti Jaina temple, seated on a hill, show the eclectic confluence of sectarian and aesthetic traditions at Aihole.