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Ancient Technology in Hoysaleswara – Lathe


The temple Hoysaleswara found in India is dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. The construction of the temple was started in 1120 and completed in 1150. While the temple was created in 30 years, the fascinating thing about this particular temple is ‘how’ it was created. The how continues to baffle historians, due to the intricacies of design. With the evolutionist world view, it would baffle many. However, with the understanding of ‘nothing new under the sun’, it is easy to explain.

The temple is 900 years old. It predates automobiles and other current technologies. It is found in Halebeedu, Karnataka, India. It is one of the largest temples dedicated to Shiva.




Shiva duty is to destroy all the worlds at the end of creation and dissolve them into nothingness. Shiva holds a skull that represents samsara, the cycle of life, death and rebirth. Samsara is a central belief in Hinduism. Shiva himself also represents this complete cycle because he is Mahakala the Lord of Time, destroying and creating all things. It should be noted that the statue of Shiva is found at CERN.



Considering we were still using horse and buggy up until the first automobile creation in 1893, technology, for the most part, was rudimentary. Evolutionists hold the idea man was dumber in the past, and we are involving as time goes on. That world view would require no technology or advanced intellect in the past. The temple Hoysaleswara contradicts that theory.



However, a look into the temple Hoysaleswara speaks differently. Take a look at the stone pillars in the temple. Notice they are created by a lathe tool. This would require not only a large impressive machine to rotate these large pillars but the technology to lathe them.



Today, we use a similar technology in shaping metal via lathe.

One of the gods holds a tool, much like today’s gears.

This tool consists of 32 outer gears, with intricate inner gears. Perhaps this is the tool used to lathe the monumental pillars in the temple.

This same type of tool is used today.


This is just one look at how ‘ancient technology’ was merely lost and regained during the last 300 years. I point out Ecclesiastes 1:9,

What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun.


The bigger question is, why has technology resurfaced again, and what does that mean?

I propose the following:

  • We are not getting smarter, as evolutionist desire, rather we are reintroduced with lost knowledge.
  • This technology is provided to us by other means than natural selection.



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