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Temple celebrates 1,000th anniversary

Temple celebrates 1,000th anniversary

Traditional Bharatanatyam dancers practice their steps before a performance in front of the Brahadeeswara temple in Tanjore, 350km from Chennai, late Saturday. To mark the 1,000th year of the temple, 1,000 Bharatanatyam dancers from India and abroad offered an artistic salute to its deity Lord Shiva. The temple was built by Raja Raja Chola of […]

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Thanjavur, Ariyalur boast of world heritage monuments

Thanjavur, Ariyalur boast of world heritage monuments

The Big Temple in Thanjavur Three temples in Thanjavur and Ariyalur districts, namely the Brihadisvara temple, Iravateswarawamy temple and the Big temple at Gangaikondacholapuram built by the great Chola kings have been declared as world heritage monuments by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). The Brihadisvara temple at Thanjavur built by Raja […]

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