Madhusudhanan Kalaichelvan

How were temple thefts dealt with in Chola era?

Thirunakeshwaram, a padal petra sthalam near Kumbakonam was highly patronised by the Chola King Rajaraja III. Burglary in a temple close to his heart must have made him intervene in the trial

04 Aug 2021

Ancestry of Cholas: Revisiting the Copper Plates

The smruthi goes on to discuss the possible materials on which such documents can be recorded and the prescribed format to be followed when describing the donations.

07 May 2021

How Venkayya etched his place in history

Mamallapuram and Kanchipuram were followed by Thanjavur in the second volume of South Indian Inscriptions.

10 Apr 2021

Tiruvarur, the temple town with two chariots

However, the stellar attraction is the annual celebrations of the Sri Thiyagarajaswamy temple at Tiruvarur, which is organised as a monumental event spanning around 55 days of festivities.

18 Mar 2021