• What is different about designing a sacred space? Are sacred places of worship built or they grow organically? Should such spaces be designed? Are sacred spaces like public spaces, or are they different?
  • What is the relation between sacredness and architecture? Does specific kind of architectural forms and style have sacred quality? What is the role of Vastu Sastra in this? If you can also tell, which tools they used to build this old architecture of temples?
  • What role does an architect play in building temples? If the stapatis or sompuras are the traditional architects and experts in designing temples, do you need modern architects?
  • Most of the temples have an ornamental look. Why so? Do ornamentation and decor continue in recent temples?
  • What role do architects play in the modern context when they are designing temples? Do you have any insights to share about the architecture of the new Ram Mandir?
  • How do you envision the design of sacred places of the future?