Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Indian Forgotten POWER,.

On the right side is the leaning tower of pisa a bell
tower of the cathedral of the italian city of pisa,
the construction occurred in 3 stages across 177
years ,the tower began to sink after the
construction progressed to the 2nd floor, the
design was flawed right from the beginning,
foundation was weak, soil was weak, no soil test
was done, the construction was stopped due to a
war, this allowed time for the underlying soil to
settle, otherwise the tower would've surely
toppled , a piece of architecture , which people
(even ) indians consider a wonder, the tower is still
under going structural strengthening even today
( started on aug 8th 1173 - 1372)
On the left side is the big temple (brihadeeswarar
temple ) of thanjavur ,built by one of the greatest
kings of india , (raja raja chola) and is one of the
marvels of architecture, the temple tower is 216 ft
high and is among the tallest of its kind in the
world,an idea to build a mammoth temple like
this is said to have occurred to raja raja while he
stayed in eelam (sri lanka) as emperor, the
gopuram(spire) was built over 12 years on a
single .
Piece of granite weighing around 80 tons,there
are no mountains around 100 kms in the
surrounding range from tanjavore, which contains
huge rocks, then where this stones came from?
How it was been carried ? for centuries this
temple has fascinated, historians, artists and
travelers, for its archtectural magnificence, it has
been listed by unesco heritage list of historical
sites, it is considered as the expression of the
tamils wealth, power and artistic expertise, but
here people don't even consider it as a site to go
and see, built in 1010 ad and completed its 1000
year in 2010 ,
It is a living wonder
Sometimes we forget what we have and search

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