Pallavas contribution to Dravidian style of temple architecture - Art & Culture

Q.  Which of the following statement/s is/are correct regarding the Dravidian style of temple architecture?

1) The Dravidian style of temple architecture began with the Rashtrakuta rule.
2) Pallavas contributed immensely to it by rock-cut temples, monolithic rathas and structural temples.

- Published on 12 Aug 15

a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both 1 and 2
d. None of the above

ANSWER: Only 2
It started with Pallava rule. It was a gradual evolution starting from the cave temples to monolithic rathas and culminated in structural temples.

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