Old gates, like this one in Vadodara, Gujarat, India, remind us of the amazing architecture of the past
An old stone doorway reflecting the architecture of ancient buildings in Gujarat, India
Pigeons nestled midst the carvings of an ancient gate in Dabhoi, Gujarat, India
Remnants of an ancient, intricately designed, gate for a wall built to protect the city of Dabhoi, Gujarat, India.
Colorful street shops and items for sale add vibrancy to an old building in Gujarat, India
The Faculty of Arts (at Maharaja Sayjirao University, Vadodara, India) building is known for its Gumbaz (The Dome) which has been modeled on the ‘Gol Gumbaz’ of Bijapur, and has often been rated as the finest dome for Educational Institutions in India.
Remnants of art in stone in India …..
A huge, colorful statue of a regional deity in Hyderabad, India
Elaborate versions of Ganesha as handicrafts in India ….
An antique, intricate sculpture of Mahavira in India. Mahavira was born a little before the Buddha. While the Buddha was the founder of Buddhism, Mahavira did not establish Jainism, but gave the religion its present-day form. Mahavira, like the Buddha, was born as a prince but renounced his royal life at the age of 30 and became an ascetic.
Even stone sculptures of Buddha, in India, display the serenity attributed to him
A pigeon’s view of the Lord Shiva statue in Vadodara, Gujarat, India
A 120 feet (37 m) tall statue of Lord Shiva stands in the middle of the lake in the heart of Vadodara city, Gujarat, India.
A small temple carefully built around a tree on the Faculty of Commerce campus of M. S. University in Vadodara, Gujarat, India
A Hindu temple is a symbolic house, seat and body of divinity. It is a structure designed to bring human beings and gods together, using symbolism to express the ideas and beliefs of Hinduism.
While there are numerous large, famous temples in India, I am presenting some images of small temples in Gujarat. Here is a twin temple in Bharuch.
After sunset at the Statue of Unity, the laser show illuminates the 182- meter high structure and shows the journey of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and his role to create India as a nation from various subcontinents. The show uses the statue as a canvas with a beautiful mixture of laser lights, sound, graphics, and storytelling. There are a total of 51 high-resolution projectors used in the show.
A beautiful sunset at the Statue of Unity, Gujarat, India
Golden reflections at sunset at the Statue of Unity, Gujarat, India
A different perspective of the Statue of Unity, Gujarat, India