The paper tries to analyse the similarities and differences which are generally seen in North Indian and South Indian temples. It was visible in iconographs, design and architecture of temples. The influence of Buddhism and Jainism in the construction temples are also discussed. The prevalence of Nagara and Versa architecture in the construction temples and its expansion to differed parts of India is also analysed. The expansion of the temple architecture of the Pallavas, Pandyas and Cholas to Kerala is another area of discussion in the paper. Kerala has great cultural legacy of temples and temple arts. Most of the temples are constructed either in Pallava or Pandya style of architecture.
Sumitha SS (2020); Concept and Features of North Indian and South Indian Temples with Special Reference to Temples in Kerala; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP)
10(04) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.10.04.2020.p10029