Buddhist, Sikh,Jain, and Islamic Architecture

Great Stupa of Sanchi

Ajanta Caves and some internal artifacts

The above pictures are scenes from the remnants of Nalanda University. This university (along with Taksha-Sila) is the first live-in university in the world. Invading Muslims tried to burn down this university and some of what remains are shown above.

Sikh’s Golden Temple in Punjab are shown in the above photograph and the pictures below. This is the holiest site for the Sikhs, who are mostly in the state of Punjab

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib (Delhi)

Palitana Jain Temple complex (Gujarat); Pillars from Palitana Temple is shown below

15th Century carving detail, Jain Temple. Ranakpur, India

Jain Temple, Bikaner (Rajasthan)

Jain Temple at Ranakpur

ISlamic Architecture

Taj Mahal, Agra. This is one of the Seven Wonders of the World

Humayun's Tomb, Delhi

Fatehpur Sikri Palace, Delhi

Some world famous Islamic structures in Delhi

Red Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Qutub-Minar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India


Charminar at night