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North Indian Temple Architecture
The North lndian temple style is called nagara. The North India temple towers tend to be curved. The superstructure (tower) of a nagara style temple is square from the base to the pinnacle (stupi). The parts of the temple are the garbha griha, prakara, upa-tirtha, khanda, main tirtha, kshetra, mandala and/or the desha. The inner sanctum (altar) is called deul.