Raman Sankaran Sit with Raman Sankaran for a spell-binding account of India's coin history. "It is a 2,300-year-old saga," he begins, and points out how our habit of throwing coins into rivers made riverbeds fertile land for coin harvests. The Hindu, 1 week ago
Bahur, approximately 20 km from Pondicherry en route to Cuddalore, is home to an ancient Siva temple which is now a protected monument of national importance under the care of the Archaeological Survey of India. Although many architectural changes ...The Hindu, 4 weeks ago
Nandini Mehta casts a keen eye on intertwined histories in Sumatra and Java to return completely charmed The strains of a soulful if slightly out-of-tune kirtan emanate from the gurdwara, competing with the clanging of the bell from the Mariamman ...Outlooktraveller.com, 1 month ago
is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Rama located in the town of Maduranthakam, Tamil Nadu, India.The temple was built during the Pallava era and is estimated to be 1600 years old. The presiding deity of the temple is Lord Rama. The temple has ...Chennai Online, 1 month ago
A thousand year old Siva temple is being reconstructed in Villupuram district. A huge Siva linga that was lying for a long time made the residents of Annamputhur, a village in Tindivanam, approach the Archaeological Survey of India for details. ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
What makes Chennai among the top 52 destinations to visit in 2014 according to New York Times? Lakshmi Sharath lists out ten reasons. It is a city that always tugs at my heartstrings even though I do not live there anymore. And yet Chennai or Madras where I was born and raised is the city I call home. The lure of the city is so strong that even though I live 360 kms away in the neighbouring state, I visit my home town every month and bask in its warmth. My life is a tale of many cities, but it ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Kadambas of Halashi and Banavasi may be part of the history of the foregone era, but the royal logo of the dynasty still rules. Royal logo of the Kadamba dynasty depicting the pictorial view of Bhuvaraha Narasimha idol located in a temple at Halashi village ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
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