Vimāna are mythological flying palaces or chariots described in Hindu texts and Sanskrit epics. Vimāna are mythological flying palaces or chariots described in Hindu texts and Sanskrit epics. Vimana is the structure over the garbhagriha or inner sanctum in the Hindu temples of South India and Odisha in East India. According to Vaimanika Shastra, these vimanas were not sophisticated flights from previous. Vimana definition is - a pyramidal tower built over the central shrine of a temple in India. A vimana is a word with several meanings ranging from temple or palace to mythological flying machines described in Sanskrit epics.