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Ancient Pastimes as revealed from inscriptions

Ancient Pastimes in the culture The inscriptions found in the walls, boulders and rocks in Tamil Nadu throws valuable light on the pastime activities of the people, how they spent their leisure time. In the communal gatherings people enjoyed and…

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know about Samayapuram

Sri Mariyamman Temple – Samayapuram The ancient Structure of Sri Mariyamman temple, Samayapuram Village, Kannanurpanchayat, Mannachanallurtaluk, Thiruchirappalli District. This temple situated in the North of Thiruchirappalli City which is closed to the river Northern bank of Kaveri River in the thiruchirappalli….

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Garvi Gujarat no Diwali

Different and diverse are no foreign words for Indians. From the northern zone of Kashmir to the southern zone of Kanyakumari, festive and flavours differs. In the same way Diwali is a kind of a festival which is celebrated uniquely…

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Vinayaga chadurthi

We wish you a Happy Vinayaga chadurthi! We would like to share the collections of early Vinayaga pictures. Villupuram District of Pallava period i.e. 7 to 8th century AD Alagramam Vinayagar with inscription in Tamil Brahmi Koliyanur Vinayagar Kural, Chinasalem…

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Col Meadows Taylor

“Meadows Taylor was the first man, so far as I know, to hint implicitly at the true function of an excavator and recorder. his works show an acuteness of perception and technical competence far advance of the time. His achievement…

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William Jones – An English Philologist

“Archaeological and historical pursuits in India started with the efforts of Sir William Jones, who put together a group of antiquarians to form the Asiatic Society on 15th January 1784 in Calcutta. The efforts put by Jones had a long…

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மதிப்புறு பண்டம்

தமிழகத்தில் நடைபெற்ற அகழாய்வுகளில் அழகு மணிகள் ஆயிரக்கணக்கில் கிடைக்கின்றன. அதிலும் கூட கொங்கு நாட்டு அகழ்வில் மிகுதியும் கிடைக்கின்றன. கொடுமணலில் ஓர் ஈமச்சின்னத்தில் 2500 மணிகள் வைத்திருந்தனர். 900 மணிகள், 800 மணிகள், 750 மணிகள், 600 மணிகள் என எண்ணிக்கை மிகுந்த மணிகள் கொடுமணல் ஈமச்சின்னங்களில் வைக்கப்பெற்றிருந்தன. கொடுமணல் வாழ்விடத்தில் இந்த அளவுக்கு எண்ணிக்கையில்…

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CHITHIRA POURNAMI

The festival of Chithira Pournami is celebrated on the Full Moon day of the Tamil month of Chithirai (April-May) when the star Chithirai joins it. It is considered that it is a festival conducted to propitiate Chitragupta, the chief assistant…

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