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Carved wheel of the Sun Chariot of Surya ( Sun God) in the Sun Temple Konark, India.  picture wikimediacommons/Kiranraj120

Carved wheel of the Sun Chariot of Surya ( Sun God) in the Sun Temple Konark, India.

larameeee:  Sun temple, Konark, Orissa | the chariot of the Sun God, Surya | built from oxidized and weathered ferruginous sandstone | UNESCO designated world heritage site     9th century

The Sun Temple at Konark in India is a culmination of Oriya architecture.Built in century by King Narasimhadeva, the temple is designed in the shape of a colossal chariot with seven horses and twelve wheels, carrying the sun god, Surya, across heavens.

Ornately carved Monolithic wheel/sun-dial, Konark Surya Mandir, Orissa Another lost technology of Konark Sun temple!! The uniqueness of the temple lies in the fact that between every two stone pieces there lies an iron plate (this can be clearly seen). The temples higher floors have been reinforced using massive iron beams.

Ornately carved Monolithic wheel/sun-dial, Konark Surya Mandir, Orissa Another lost technology of Konark Sun temple! The uniqueness of the temple lies in the fact that between every two stone pieces.

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Дхармачакра («колесо дхармы», «колесо закона») - символ дхармы, учения Будды о пути к просветлению, освобождению от кармических перерождений в сансаре. Традиционно изображается в виде стилизованного колеса с пятью, шестью или восемью спицами

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