Sekhari (architecture)

Sekhari or Shekhari is a type of northern Indian shikhara (tower or spire on top of a shrine) which comprises a central Latina spire with urushringa half spires added on all sides.[1] It is a one of two sub-types of shikhara, the other being bhumija.

Notes

  1. Tadgell, 342-343

References

  • Tadgell, Chistopher, The East: Buddhists, Hindus and the Sons of Heaven, 2015, Routledge, ISBN 1136753834, 9781136753831, google books
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