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Revival of linkages

IPS officer and photographer Somesh Goyal traces architectural connections between Angkor Wat and South India temples through his images You need a different eye to see things differently. That's how perceptive and creative minds of writers, ... The Hindu, 5 days ago

Art of a pen revealed

The term kalamkari literally means drawing with a pen. Although the art got this name during the Muslim reign, it had a much earlier and humbler origin. Long ago, groups of musicians and painters called chitrakattis travelled across villages, ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

Thai Pongal: facts

Pongal is an ancient festival of the Tamils living in South India and Sri Lanka. It is not known exactly when the Tamils began celebrating the festival, but some historians identify it with the Thai Niradal, believed to have been celebrated during ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News1 week ago
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History through the lens

The exhibition will include approximately 50 works depicting the architectural marvel of these temples which were inspired by the Chola and Pallava architecture of Southern India from sixth Century A.D. to fourteenth Century A.D. The exhibition ...
 Millennium Post1 week ago

Mythology, history & science

A file photo of Sundareshwarar temple at Suthamalli village at Ariyalur district in Tamil Nadu. Photo: Mint The magnificent temple complex at Pattadakal in northern Karnataka is a fitting place to contemplate a setting year and a rising new one.
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago

Dhoti cool

The four-yard piece of white cloth is so firmly tied to tradition that it refuses to fade out of style. AKILA KANNADASAN reports Thoonga Nayakkar's wardrobe consisted of only one veshti. One hot afternoon, as he walked to the pond for a bath, he ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

Schedule of Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2015

Wednesday CHARBAGH RAJNIGANDHA FRONT LAWNS GOOGLE MUGHAL TENT BRITISH AIRWAYS BAITHAK MAHINDRA HUMANITIES DURBAR HALL FORD SAMVAD 10am 11am 1. Key Note- The Poetic Imagination : Vijay Seshadri, Kedarnath Singh, Arvind Krishna Mehrotra ...
 DNA India2 weeks ago

Where Cholas ruled

As I embarked from Thanjavur in search of the Chola temples in the Cauvery Delta, I traversed past lush paddy fields and crossed scores of towering temple gopuras at every turn. It is said that the Cauvery delta is punctuated with more temples per ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

Unravelling poetry set in stone

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu Dr.T. Satyamurthy. Photo. M. Moorthy TOPICS Dr. T. Satyamurthy underlines that there's more to temple architecture than what meets the eye. When we visited architectural sites in those days, ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

Where's the Irreverent Indian?

(Illustration: C R Sasikumar) India has a very long historical tradition of poking fun at religion and the religious. It was not the wise, the learned and the educated who discussed religion as much as the common people. After all, the relationship ...
 Indian Express3 weeks ago
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