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Edayarpakkam Mahadevar Temple: Granite Structural Temple near Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu

Mahadevar Koil, EdaiyarpakkamVaralaru.comApsidal shape back viewMahadevar Temple is located in Edayarpakkam village, Sriperumbudur taluk, Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu, India PIN 631553. The temple is located 22 km towards North from dis...
by Know Your Heritage on Nov 19, 2016

Sivagiri Sri Mahadevar Cave-temple Alvarkoyil: Hindu Rock cut Cave near Nagerkoil, Tamil Nadu, India

Sivagiri (சிவகிரி) Sri Mahadevar (ஸ்ரீ மகாதேவர்) Rock cut cave temple is located in Alwarkovil (ஆழ்வார்கோவில்) village, Kalkulam (கல்குளம்) taluk, Kanyakumari district, T...
by Know Your Heritage on Nov 5, 2016

Kurathiarai Cave Temple: Hindu Rock cut Cave near Nagerkoil, Tamil Nadu, India

Picture Courtesy: RK Lakshmi (Facebook)Kurathiyarai (குறத்தியறை) Rock cut cave temple is located in Thovalai (தோவாளை) taluk of Kanyakumari district, Tamil Nadu, India PIN 629851 and the village is formin...
by Know Your Heritage on Oct 28, 2016

Vizhinjam Cave: Hindu Rock cut Cave in Vizhinjam near Tiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Vizhinjam (വിഴിഞ്ഞം) rock cut cave is located  in Vizhinjam village, Athiyanoor (അതിയന്നൂർ) taluk in Thiruvananthapuram  (തിരുവനന്തപുരം) district, Kerala State, India PIN 695521. T...
by Know Your Heritage on Oct 2, 2016

Heritage Trail: Thiruvallam, Melpadi, Mahendravadi and Pullalur 2

Facade of Somanathesvara Temple, MelpadiMelpadi (மேல்பாடி), a quaint village (Latitude 13.04538 and 79.25931 Longitude) with a salubrious climate and picturesque landscape of paddy field, is on the Tiruvalam – Poigai road and lo...
by Know Your Heritage on Sep 12, 2015

Heritage Trail: Thiruvallam, Melpadi, Mahendravadi and Pullalur 1

Tiruvallam Vilvanaeeswarar Temple FacadeAadi Perukku (18th Day of Tamil month Aadi - (mid-July to mid-August)) is an important day for Hindus as well as Ponniyin Selvan Group (Facebook Group). The group organized a meeting on 08th August 2015 from 03...
by Know Your Heritage on Sep 4, 2015

Tirunelveli Region Travelogue (Pandyan Yatra 2015) Part 3.3: Kalugasalamurthy Rock cut cave and Kutralanathar Temple, Kutralaum

Facades of Kalugasalamurthy & Kutralanathawami TemplesKalugasalamurthy Entrance Pillared HallKalugasalamurthy rock cut cave temple excavated on the south-eastern slope of the low rising Araimalai hillock. The present rock cut cave temple has tran...
by Know Your Heritage on Apr 1, 2015

Tirunelveli Region Travelogue (Pandyan Yatra 2015) Part 1: Planning the Site Seminar

@ Kazhugumalai Photo courtesy: Ms Ramamani Jeyaraman@ Kazhugumalai Photo courtesy: Kishore Mahadevan@ Kazhugumalai Vettuvankoil Photo courtesy: Kishore MahadevanFor the last five years, Tamil Heritage Trust (THT), an organization of heritage lovers...
by Know Your Heritage on Feb 5, 2015

Chola Temples

 Vijayalaya Choleeswaram, Narthamalai, Pudukkottai District Rebuilt by Vijayalaya CholaMuvar Koil, Pudukkottai District, Paranthaka IISrinivasanallur, Koraganathar Temple, Trichy District Paranthaka IDarasuram Airavatesvara (Raja Rajeswaram)...
by Know Your Heritage on Jun 12, 2014

Kirtimukha Motif in Temple Architecture

Temple VimanamKirtimukha at the Nasika of Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple Tower MaduraiKirtimukha above a Hindu temple entrance in Kathmandu, Nepal (Wikipedia)Kirtimukha at Kasivisvesvara Temple at Lakkundi, Gadag district, Karnataka, India (Wikipedia...
by Know Your Heritage on Jun 9, 2014

Karakkoyil - Amirthakadeswarar Temple, Melakadambur

KarakkoyilKarakkoyil - Amirthakadeswarar Temple, Malakadambur (early name Tirukkadambur) - 608 304, Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu is known by the name Karakkoil. From Tamil literary sources we learn that there are nine categories of temple structure...
by Know Your Heritage on Nov 22, 2013

by Know Your Heritage on Nov 16, 2013

அடிப்படைக் கோயிற்கலை அறிவோம்…

by Know Your Heritage on Nov 16, 2013
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