A worship place/ देउळ/ मंदीर 2: Deep Stambha

Deep Stambha at Shree Shanta Durga Temple in Goa

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Deep Jyoti Stambh or Deep Stambha is a unique piece of Hindu architectural structure, usually found in many Hindu Temples. As the name indicates Deep means Diya and Jyoti means Light and Stambh means a column. Such Stambha are erected outside the temple compound to be illuminated with Diyas, on special occasions. Some famous and unique, Deep Stambh in India can be seen at Mahalsa Temple in Ponda in Goa,[1] Shanta Durga Temple in Goa, Harsidhhi Temple at Ujjain, Tekari Temple at Dewas,[2] Khandoba Temple at Jejuri, Mangueshi Temple at Mangeshi, to name a few. More information on Deep Stambha

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