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They served silently

Only three women are given the status of Nayanmars in the Peria Puranam, which documents the lives of 63 Saivite saints. One of them is Karaikkal Ammaiyar. She was devoted to Lord Siva from her childhood days. She included the name of Siva even in her games. The Hindu, 1 month ago

In the name of the Lord

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS Thiruneelakantar was a potter who made begging bowls for Saivite mendicants. He was known to keep repeating the name of the Lord Neelakantam. The name is one used to refer to Lord Siva because He ...
 The Hindu2 months ago

Srikalahasti gears up for Mahasivaratri Brahmotsavam

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The 13-day Mahasivaratri Brahmotsavams will commence at Srikahalasti, the abode of Lord Vayulingeswara, with Ankurarpana (initiation) and hoisting of Kannappa flag (dwajarohanam) atop the Kannappa hillock on ...
 The Hindu3 days ago

Ancient murals ravaged at Kuttralam temple

A mural at the Kuttralam temple after restoration. TOPICS Several hundreds of ancient murals at Kuttralanatha Swamy temple, at Kuttralam, Tamil Nadu, have been ravaged using gaudy colours by local artists engaged by the Indian National Trust for ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago 400-year-old murals ravaged at Kuttralam temple  The Hindu2 weeks ago Murals ravaged at Kuttralam temple  The Hindu2 weeks ago

She excels in abhinaya

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu Ramya Ramnarayan. Photo: M. Vedhan The Hindu Ramya Ramnarayan. Photo: M. Vedhan The Hindu Ramya Ramnarayan. Photo: M. Vedhan TOPICS Ramya Ramnarayan's deft exposition of a spectrum of ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago From the fountain of devotion  The Hindu1 month ago

Understanding the Kashmir mandate

The present election is special because it represents a fruition of India's quest to guarantee freedom to all sections of its people. The high participation of the Kashmiris represents a triumph for India's democracy As reports came in of the ...
 Kashmir Observer4 weeks ago

HERITAGE: Unique blend of cultures

The traditions of a Chetti wedding are a showcase of how the community has adopted and adapted local customs, writes Mahen Bala LAST month, in a spectacular weekend of colour, music and tradition, an authentic Chetti wedding took place in Kampung ...
 New Straits Times1 month ago
The Hindu

Rs. 1.77-cr. plan ready for Tiruvanaikovil temple

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu The Tourism Department will take up the renovation of Adipooram Tank of Sri Akilandewari-Jambukeswarar temple in Tiruvanaikovil. Photo: M. Srinath Adi Pooram tank to be renovated at a cost of Rs.
 The Hindu1 month ago

Maradana the birthplace of Tamil nationalism - Part II

Continued from yesterday One of the oddities that casts a slur on the Tamil nationalist movement is the fact that it was not launched in Jaffna the holy peninsula hailed as the heartland of the Jaffna Tamils. Instead, S. J. V. Chelvanayakam, the ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News1 month ago

Chelvanayakam's Maradana speech (1949) paved the path to Nandikadal (2009) Part I

H. L. D. Mahindapala begins a two-part series on the hidden history of Jaffna. This series presents an alternative narrative to the orthodox version that runs on parallel lines with the politics of blaming only the Sinhala south depicted in the ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News1 month ago
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