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An insight to ancient scripts
New Indian Express

An insight to ancient scripts

Most Pallava inscriptions are in English, and G Sankaranarayanan, a history enthusiast, wants to make it available in vernacular languages.The future of manuscriptology is bleak, he says CHENNAI: Just like modern day citations and records, the ... New Indian Express, 2 weeks ago
New Indian Express

Untold stories of the Pallava reign

CHENNAI: Even decades ago, Mahabalipuram stood undiscovered, unknown. It was Pallava history buried in sand. But after it was discovered, it led to a lot of speculations: Is the city just 1,300 years old as suggested or was it built way back in the ...
 New Indian Express3 weeks ago

Revive Ponds Naturally

One of the temple ponds of Kooram, neglected for years, has been revived by well-meaning citizens, says SEETHA GOPALAKRISHNAN For hundreds of years, tanks, both big and small, served people and cattle alike in Tamil Nadu. Chennai's neighbouring ...
 Speaking Tree1 week ago

Sculpture is just a dig away at Silamkota

ALLADURG (MEDAK DISTRICT): A village steeped in history so much so that anyone digging the ground to lay the foundation or anything for that matter is bound to uncover either a complete sculpture or a part of it. Welcome to Silamkota village the ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

My quest continues

| Saritha Saraswathy Balan Raja Choudhury, a public speaker, says Sacred places and architecture store tremendous spiritual energy. He was in the city recently to talk about Cambodia, Vietnam and the relation of Indian culture and Hinduism with ...
 New Delhi Pioneer2 weeks ago


GuideQTURN YOUR PHONE INTO A PERSONALISED GUIDE is a sculptural marvel, and it is the motherland for south Indian Dravidian stone architecture. You surely need a scholar guide who can explore the importance and history of these sculptures and our ...
 ZDNet2 weeks ago

What's engraved on the walls of our temples?

CHENNAI:While archaeological excavations and carbon dating helps significantly in establishing the date/period of construction of buildings and temples, subsequent information about what went on in these places could not be gleaned in any other way ...
 New Indian Express3 weeks ago

Works of satire by an eccentric king

Here is a dance drama in Senthamizh to know more about Mahendra Varman.Danseuse Swarnamalya Ganesh and her troupe paid their tribute to the Pallava king at a kutcheri CHENNAI: Pallava king Mahendra Varman, who had rock-cut temples built in ...
 New Indian Express4 weeks ago

9th century hero stone found

Members of the Salem District Historical Research Centre have found a ninth-century hero stone with inscriptions in Tamil Vatta Ezhuthu in Neermullikuttai village in Vazhapadi block in the district. A Standard IV student of Government Primary ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle

Margazhi melodies: Veena, the hallowed instrument

Among the innumerable musical instruments of the world, the Indian Veena, stands as an instrument, with a hoary past, harking back to the Rig Veda age, (3500 - 2500 B.C.). Certainly, it occupied the first place in the list of ancient instruments, ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago
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