The present book titled ‘Temple Architecture of India’ introducing the people with the great Indian treasure and tradition of temples. It is a unique contribution to the series of books written on Indian temples and the history of their architecture in peninsular India. This book covers almost all the ancient temples from Ancient to Medieval.
Dr. Narasingha Charan Panda (Dr. N.C. Panda), ICCR Chair Visiting Professor of Sanskrit, Sanskrit Studies Center, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, (basically from Vishvesh-varanand Vishvabandhu Institute of Sanskrit and Indological Studies, Panjab University (Chandigarh), Sadhu Ashram, Hoshiarpur) is well-known in the field of Indological Research, who combines in him a comprehensive understanding of scholarlyissues, impartial judgment and an exemplary clarity of expression. Besides, Dr. Panda is being associated with a number of Research Journals in the capacity of Advisor as well as Editor in India & Abroad.
Dr. Sivanagi Reddy Emani, MA., MTM., MBA., Ph.D., CEO, The Cultural Centre of Vijayawada & Amaravati. Sivanagi Reddy, Emani born on 15th April, 1955, at Valiveru in Tsundur Mandal, Guntur District in an agricultural family, underwent a 4 year Training in Traditional Sculptural and Architecture from S.V. Institute for Traditional Sculpture and Architecture, TTD, Tirupati. Built more than 100 Temples and transplanted equal number of temples under salvage archaeological operations taken up under Srisailam Hydro Electric Project from submergible areas to higher contours. Took Master of Arts (MA) Degree in Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology from Osmania University. Awarded the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in History from Hyderabad Central University for his Theses on Evolution of Building Technology in Early and Medieval Andhradesa (from the earliest times to the 14th Century A.D.). Dr. Reddy also took Post Graduate Degrees viz., Master of Tourism Management (MTM) and Executive Master of Business Administration (Exec. MBA) from M.K. University and M.S. University respectively.