Category: Travel- India

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Maharashtra-Ajanta (2019)

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Tamilnadu-Vedanthangal (2017)

எத்தனை கோடி இன்பம் வைத்தாய் ! – எங்கள் இறைவா! இறைவா! இறைவா! – மகாகவி பாரதியார் How many billions are the joys, Thou hast designed O Lord, O Lord! – Mahakavi Bharathiyar – English translation by Sekkizhar Adi-p-podi T N Ramachandran I always look for a successful trip to Vedanthangal whenever I visit Chennai. We lucked out this …

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Tamilnadu- Chidambaram (2016)

Thillai Nataraja Temple has many names- Koil, The Temple, Puliyur, Chitrambalam, Thiruchitrambalam, Tiruchitrakoodam and Chidambaram. It is also called Bhooloka Kailasam (heaven on earth) by Saivites. The temple is known as the site where Ananda Thandava (Siva’s dance of bliss) took place. Earliest history comes from Sthala Purana (mythological story of temple as believed by …

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Tamilnadu- Namakkal (2016)

 I visited Namakkal (250 miles south west of Chennai) along with few relatives during my last trip to India. We only spent few hours but learnt a lot about a cave temple designated as national monument, the family deity of mathematical genius Ramanujan and the tallest Anjaneya idol in Tamilnadu. Even a small place in …

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Tamilnadu- Erode (2016)

Bharathiyar gave his last speech in this library. The place where he gave the speech is converted to a hall containing  important pictures relating to Bharatiyar’s life. This spiritually uplifting place is rightfully a library and remains low key and functional! Description to be added.