Jantar Mantar, Jaipur

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    Jantar Mantar Observatory

    by grets Written Aug 7, 2005

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    The Aries structure

    Each star sign is represented by its own 'sculpture'.

    Here my mother is sitting by her own star sign - Aries.

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    Jantar Mantar

    by Jim_Eliason Written Jan 15, 2011
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    Jantar Mantar is a series of large scale astronomical observation instruments built by Maharaja Singh in 1727

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    Astronomy

    by solopes Updated Jan 25, 2013
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    Strange complex!

    Jantar Mantar is referred as a set of constructions used to astrological observation, but, nowadays, it is difficult to understand the purpose and use of each element.

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    Narivalaya Yantra

    by Willettsworld Written Oct 20, 2007

    These sundials are inclined at 27 degrees and represent the two hemispheres. They calculate time by following the solar cycle.

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