Which of the following is/are famous for Sun temples?
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2017 Prelims]
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3
|Name of the Temple||Location||Dedicated to||Built By||Special Features|
|Suryanarayana Temple||Arasavalli, Andhra Pradesh||Sun God||Ruler Devendra Sarma, 7th century AD||The temple is designed to allow the sun’s light to fall on the deity’s feet|
|Omkareshwar Temple||Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh||Lord Shiva||–||It is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas and associated with the origin of Narmada River|
|Narmada Kund Temples||Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh||Origin of Narmada River||Kalachuri Maharaja Karnadeva, 1041–1073 AD||The ancient temples of the Kalachuri period are located south of Narmadakund|
Therefore, option (a) is the correct answer.