Sanrachna

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  • 2015
  • 1 Season
  • 7.1  (19)

From systems of irrigation to monuments, military forts to elaborate tombs, the architectural history of India is explored in this documentary series.

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Episode 13
13. Episode 13
 
Spiritual devotion inspired the Great Stupa of the monastery in Sanchi and the colossal statue of Jain teacher Gomateshwara Bahubali in Karnataka.
Episode 12
12. Episode 12
 
More than just magnificent monuments, the gateways of Buland Darwaza and the Charminar represent links between the past and the present.
Episode 11
11. Episode 11
 
A structural necessity is transformed into art in the exquisite pillars of the temple at Lepakshi and the musical pillars of Vitthala Temple at Hampi.
Episode 10
10. Episode 10
 
Explore the mystery of the quaking twin minarets Jhulta Minara and the dramatic fusion of architectural styles of the mausoleum Bahauddin Maqbara.
Episode 9
9. Episode 9
 
The city of Mandav engineered methods to harvest rainwater, and builders of the Kanheri Caves used running water as an early form of air conditioning.
Episode 8
8. Episode 8
 
Explore the mesmerizing, fractal-like patterns of Hindu and Jain architecture as found in the Kandariya Mahadeva Temple and the Virupaksha Temple.
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
 
The famed Ajanta Caves in Maharashtra and the Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves in Odisha represent marvels of engineering and Jain and Buddhist art.
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
 
Odisha's Konark Sun Temple still tells time with startling accuracy, and Jaipur's Jantar Mantar comprises a host of ingenious astronomical tools.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
 
Explore two monuments impressive for their sheer verticality: the 9-story-high Vijay Stambh and the 100-foot-high Brihadeshwara Temple.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
 
As kingdoms rose and fell, they built forts into architectural wonders, including the island fortress Janjira and the imposing city-fort Daulatabad.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
 
Discover the techniques ancient builders used to carve the temples and cave sanctuaries at Mahabalipuram, Ajanta and Ellora out of solid rock.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
 
Explore acoustic marvels at the ornate mausoleum Gol Gumbaz and the sprawling Golconda fortress, where a handclap can be heard half a mile away.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
 
Learn how architects of the palatial Hawa Mahal and stepwell Chand Baori designed them to remain naturally cool in the arid Rajasthan climate.
Description

From systems of irrigation to monuments, military forts to elaborate tombs, the architectural history of India is explored in this documentary series. Sanrachna is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (13 episodes). The series first aired on January 1, 2015.

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  • Premiere Date
    January 1, 2015
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (19)