Temples of the Sun and the Planets in India. Astrology and Sacred Sites:
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Konark Sun Temple in Orissa
The Sun Temple of Konark in Orissa also called the Black Pagoda is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the most elaborate and fascinating temple buildings in India. It`s construction dates back to the 13th century. The temple was built as a place of worship for the Sun God Surya. As in the case of the Navagraha Temples its astrogeographic position has no direct resonance with the sign of rulership of the planetary god worshipped here. But at least the western half of the temple area and along with it the main shrine is located in Aries the sign of exaltation of the Sun.
Its astrogeograpohic position for field level falls in highly imaginative, relaxing, mystic, spiritual water sign Pisces the most important indicator for temples worldwide. The 2nd coordinate lies in between highly energetic, alert, male fire sign Aries sign of ignition, warfare, the warrior caste (Kshatriya) and highly profitable, female earth sign Taurus sign of grounding, market places, agriculture, wealth and local energetic centers.
Martand Sun Temple
Martand Surya Temple is an 8th century temple in Anantnag, Kashmir. The central temple with the shrine for the Sun God was surrounded by 84 smaller shrines.
Its astrogeographic position falls in highly dynamic fire sign Sagittarius sign of style, design, fashion, ornamentation, luxury and the priest castes and right on the cardinal divide in between self-protective earth sign Virgo and aristocratic air sign Libra sign of openness, harmony, balance, beauty, angels, decoration and courtly culture. Both valid for field level 4.