Astronomy of Temple Architecture: A Public Lecture

Nehru Planetarium

Nehru Memorial Museum and Library

Presents a Lecture on

Astronomy of Temple Architecture

Dr. B. S. Shylaja
Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, Bangalore
At 4:00 PM, on the 8th of April 2010
At the seminar room of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library

Almost every temple, mosque and other religious structures in India are likely to be replete with constructions reflecting a basic understanding of positional astronomy and its relation to geography. Field work in this area of archeoastronomy, in India, is likely to yield many interesting results.
All are invited