Shyam Rai Temple, Bishnupur was built by King Raghunatha Singha in 1643 AD. The temple stands on a low square plinth with a char chala roof surmounted by ratnas or gems at each corner. Each of the four sides of the temple have triple multicusped arched gateways, leading to the sanctum around which runs a well-paved circumambulatory path. Its exterior and interior walls and ceiling are emblazoned with terracotta sculptures portraying Krishna Leela, episodes from the Ramayana and Mahabharata, and the socio-economic and political life of the people of the times.
08-08-2020: Shyam Rai Terracotta Temples of India A commemorative postage stamp
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SKU: INDS09000782202021 Category: Stamps
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Shyam Rai Temple
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