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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

Thirunanthikarai Cave Temple

by Know Your Heritage on Oct 16, 2016

Tirunelveli Region Travelogue (Pandyan Yatra 2015) Part 4.2: Rajagopalaswamy Kulasekara Perumal temple, Mannarkoil

Rajagopalaswamy Kulasekara Perumal temple, Mannarkoil Our next stop was the Mannarkoil. Mannarkoil Rajagopalaswamy Kulasekara Perumal temple is located at a distance of about 1 km towards west side from Brahmadesam Kailasanathar Temple. From A...
by Know Your Heritage on Apr 25, 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 3.2: Kalugumalai Jain Monastery

 Picture courtesy: Bhusavalli Pandyan Yatra 2015 Kalugumalai Jain Monastery Kazhugumalai Jain Monastery Kalugumalai is an ancient Jain heritage site that has the natural cavern with rock beds where Jain ascetics observed vigorous penance an...
by Know Your Heritage on Mar 13, 2015

Tirunelveli Region Travelogue (Pandyan Yatra 2015) Part 3.1: Vettuvankoil and Kazhugumalai Cave Temple

Vettuvankoil & Pallava Monoliths Mamallapuram Vettuvankoil & Dharmaraja Ratha ShikaraAfter strenuous travel around Sankarankoil region the Day 1 programe came to an end and returned back to Tirunelveli. We looked forward the delicious food at...
by Know Your Heritage on Feb 27, 2015

Tirunelveli Region Travelogue (Pandyan Yatra 2015) Part 2.2: Malayadikurichi Cave Temple and Sankaranarayanar Kovil

by Know Your Heritage on Feb 23, 2015

Tirunelveli Region Travelogue (Pandyan Yatra 2015) Part 2.1: Virasigamani and Tirumalapuram Cave Temples

On 22 January 2015 at 08.10 pm our Pandyan Yatra commenced from Egmore Railway station  and a team of 24 participants boarded the Nellai Express bound for Tirunelveli.   Our train reached Kovilpatti by 07 15 am next morning. Initiall...
by Know Your Heritage on Feb 17, 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
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