Old Rangji Temple, Pushkar: Detail, the Dravidian style Gopuram

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Shri Rangnath Venugopal temple was constructed in 1823 by Seth Puran Mal Ganeriwal of Hyderabad. The temple complex consists of the idols of the presiding diety Lord Krishna and of Rangnath, Goddess Laxmi, Goddamaji and Shri Ramanujacharya. This is the first temple of the South India Ramanuja Sampradaya (a Vishnu sect) in Rajasthan and has an unique blend of Rajasthani, Mughal and South Indian architecture. The Gopuram (entry gate) is in the South Indian style.

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Alternate Title
  • Shri Rangnath Venugopal Temple

Creator
  • G. Massiot & cie

Subject
  • Temples

  • Architecture

Date Created
  • 1910-01-01

Date Digitized
  • 2007-01-01

Cultural Context
  • Nineteenth century

  • Rajput

Place of Creation
  • +26.490294+74.554955

  • Pushkar

  • Pushkar, Rajasthan, India

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Temporal Coverage
  • before or circa 1910

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