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Which of the following Odisha type Nagara style temples are found at Bhubaneswar?

1. Jagannath temple

2. Lingaraja temple

3. Sun temple

4. Mukteswar temple

5. Parasurameswara temple

Choose the answers from the codes below:

1. 4 and 5
2. 2 only
3. 2, 4 and 5
4. 1, 3 and 5

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : 2, 4 and 5

The correct answer is 2, 4 and 5.

  • Mukteswar temple-
    • It is Odisha style Nagar temple located in Bhubaneshwar.
    • It is a Shiva temple and built-in 950-975 CE.
  • Lingraja Temple-
    • It is also an Odisha Nagar-style temple located in Bhubaneshwar.
    • It is a Shiva temple and represents Kalinga architecture.
    • The temple is built in the Deula style that has four components namely, vimana (structure containing the sanctum), Jaganmohan (assembly hall), Nata Mandira (festival hall) and bhoga-mandapa (hall of offerings) etc.
  • Parashurameshvara Temple-
    • It is located in Bhubneswar, Odisha.
    • The temple is dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva.

  • Sun temple-
    • Konark sun temple is located in Konark, Odisha.
    • It was built by Narasimhadeva I of the Ganga Dynasty.
    •  Konark Sun Temple marks the high point of the Odisha style of Nagara architecture.
  •  Jaganath temple-
    • Jaganath Temple is an Odisha Nagar-style temple located in Puri, Odisha.
    • Here, Ramanuja established the Emar Mutt near the temple and Adi Shankaracharya established the Govardhana Mutt, which is the seat of one of the four Shankaracharyas.

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