Chitambaram

SIDDHANTA RATNAKARA

Yet, another Library in the name of Sarasvathi at Chidambaram temple, Chidambaram Cuddalore district Tamil Nadu. Two epigraphs give details about the organization and administration of Sarasvathi Bhandara on the order of a person named Pallavadarayan. They are damaged even…

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Srirangam

SARASVATHI BHANDARAM (LIBRARY) – SRIRANGAM

Do you know the existence of a Library named after the Goddess of learning Sarasvathi in the Hindu, Buddhist and Jain mythology? According to an inscription found in the Ranganatha temple at Srirangam, a library was attached to the temple….

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PAINTING OF LAKSHMI-THANJAVUR BIG TEMPLE

The UNESCO┬áhas inscribed the three great living Chola temples, Thanjavur Brihadishvara temple, Brihadishvara temple at Gangaikondacholapuram and Airavatesvara temple at Darasuram in the year 2004, these temples were built by the Chola kings in-between 11th to 12th century CE. They…

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Durga with Parrot

PARROT AND GODDESS DURGA

It is very interesting to note that Goddess Durga holding parrot or, it is depicted that it sits on her hand. Patteeswaram is situated around 7 kilometers from Kumbakonam, in Tanjore district in TamilNadu. The Durga Devi has eight arms…

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