Earlier, temples in India had a water reservoir close to by using which became used for cleansing purposes like washing down the temple. Some temples even had large stepped tanks and ponds for the devotees to shower their devotion. These water reservoirs have been known as from extraordinary names like tirtha, kalyani, pushkarni, pukhuri, talab, and so forth. In special languages and areas of India. Some of these tanks are stated to be magical and cured illnesses as soon as taken a dip.
There are a few remains of this sort of which is the Great Bath of Mohanjedaro of the Indian Civilization. Water has constantly been a shortage within the various components of India where dry and monsoon seasons exchange and as a result storing of water have become critical for diverse kingdoms in India. There had been homes, tanks constantly being a part of Indian architecture. Thus the temple tank design have become an artwork in itself, The artwork of the stepped tank is geometrically big at the Royal Center at the ruins of the Vijayanagara Empire.
The tank is in among the current metropolis of Hampi, made from inexperienced diorite and has no drain facility. It turned into packed with what's referred to as as aqueducts. One of the primary branches of these aqueduct supplied water to the tank, one such aqueducts which become observed even as digging the floor by means of the archeologists led to the discovery of the tank.