vimana

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vimana

(viːˈmɑːnə)
n
an Indian mythological chariot of the gods
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95) explores a broad, interconnected panoply of ancient wonders - opening with the megalithic structures in Peru and Bolivia, then moving on to the accomplishments of the Vimanas and the Hindu Rama Empire, Nikola Tesla's wireless transmissions, the secret inventions of Guglielmo Marconi, the origin of flying saucer and flying wing technology in the 1930s and 40s, and much more.
While the main vimanas are made of stone (all stone structure), 'Keralandhagan Vayil' and 'Rajarajan Thiruvayil' are made of brick and lime mortar.
The temple, built by King Rajaraja Cholan, has three gopurams leading to the main temple which has a soaring vimana on the sanctum sanctorum.