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Meenakshi temple prepares for Navaratri fest; gets a makeover

MADURAI: Authorities at the Meenakshi Amman temple here are giving the final touches to host a grand 'kolu' (display of dolls) for the Navaratri festival that commences from Thursday. The theme of this year's festival is "jayamangalam ... Times of India, 6 days ago

Temple diverts dhotis offered by devotees to poor patients

MADURAI: Dhotis offered by devotees at the Madurai Meenakshi Amman temple are making their way to the Government Rajaji Hospital (GRH) in the city to be distributed among the patients. Every month thousands of new dhotis are offered by devotees from ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago Kumkum units planned at important temples  The Hindu1 month ago

Explosion in shop, one detained

Madurai, Sep 10 (PTI) A mysterious object exploded at a shop located near the Meenakshi Amman temple here today following which a person was detained for questioning, police said. The minor explosion occurred after the man Thajudeen, running a gas ...
 Press Trust of India2 weeks ago
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Ganesh Chathurthi celebrated

Sivaganga, Aug 29: A large number of devotees thronged Sri Pillayapatti Karpaga Vinayaka Temple at Pillayarpatti in this district and offered worship to the deity on occasion of Ganesh Chathurthi today. The 10 day Charthurthi festival began on ...
 Oneindia1 month ago

A brittle plan to protect broken idols?

Antique idols occupy not just the garba griha (sanctum sanctorum) of temples. The ones outside are equally old and historical. Many of them are damaged, with a hand missing or a nose broken due to vandalism or due to weathering. Thieves also target ...
 Times of India4 weeks ago
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Tamil Nadu Topped in Tourist Arrivals Owing to Antique Temples

Tamil Nadu for the first time has topped in the domestic tourist arrivals and came a close second after Maharashtra in foreign tourist arrivals, thanks to its rich temple heritage. According a report by state government, in 2013, 25 crore ...
 Travel News1 month ago Ancient temples help TN top tourism chart  Times of India1 month ago

Government Firm to Save Temple Lands

CHENNAI: The State government on Tuesday made it clear to continue the ongoing efforts to restore grabbed and encroached lands to temples. To this end, it announced that it would build new walls around temple properties as well as build compound ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

Harikatha Came in Search of Me

Madurai T N Seshagopalan | P ravikumar CHENNAI: In January 2004, when Madurai TN Seshagopalan was actively involved in the centenary celebrations of his guru Ramanathapuram C S Sankarasiva Bhagavathar in Madurai, one of his friends had said to him ...
 New Indian Express4 days ago Master storyteller  The Hindu1 week ago
New Indian Express

On a Cartoon Trail in Namma Chennai

CHENNAI: People in Chennai are modern, yet connected to their traditions. Biswajit Balasubramanian, cartoonist and owner of The Forum Art Gallery, Adyar, cements this statement with innumerable anecdotes which lie imprinted on a sheaf of pages on ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago
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