Mandir | Shrine


Category: Vastu
Location: Dungarpur, Dungarpur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Vagad
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Metal craft technique: Beating, Bending
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Mandir is a term used for a temple. In the context of a residence, it denotes a house temple. In this residence, the mandir was a stepped wooden platform used to place idols of gods and goddesses. The whole arrangement was raised up on a paat (low seat) and set within a wall niche.

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