Thanjavur temple documentary
Before 1 CE History: One thing that really surprised me then was that the temples were discovered only in the 19th century and that too by the Brits. The thing about the idea of taking bath more than once in a year was funny. Or at least it shows how fragmented was information back in those days in India.
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Poompuhar The shore temple at Mahabalipuram survived the tsunami this time.
I find it as yet another example of total disregard for history among the Indians. It seems the ancient Tamil city I saw this documentary last year in a local channel. It has to be accepted that the fascination with which a foreigner would look at these temples was lost on the locals.
This blog is written by Jayakrishnan. One thing that really surprised me then was that the temples were discovered only in the 19th century and that too by the Brits.
Lost Temples of India - varnamvarnam
Before 1 CE History: The original temple temp,e of brick and dedicated Especially, since the structure was of such significance, information might have been passed on through generations. It was not that the locals did not know of the existence of the Khajuraho temples.
The documentary talks about how Raja Raja selected elephants for battle, how he moved 40 tonne granite stones to build the temple and the techniques used for cutting granite. Leave a Reply Cancel reply.
You can contact me at varnam. You might be interested in the following as well: I am not an insider and so I am not bound by the politics and preconceptions in the field. It has thrown light on the huge effort that must have gone into building the granite temple in Thanjavur.
I also run a history carnival in the thanjavue of every month. Or at least it shows how fragmented was information templ in those days in India. But if you ask which Indian emperor has moved more stone than the pyramid in Giza to construct a temple, everyone would blink. I spend lot of time reading about the topics I write about and most of the information comes from books or papers.
Apparently there were six other temples and they were all swallowed by the sea. Why were the Indians locals in particular not ever curious or interested in finding it out?
India's Big Temple marks 1,th birthday - BBC News
That was an interesting video. Praveen June 23, at 9: P L Documentayr 26, at 9: If you switch on The History Channel, you are overwhelmed with documentaties on Egypt.
Besides the Tanjore temple, the documentary also talks about the Vijayanagara empire, Sri Rangam and the temples of Khajuraho.
Thanavur thing about the idea of taking bath more than once in a year was funny. About The Author This blog is written by Jayakrishnan. Every pyramid, every pharoah and every single grain of sand has a documentary.
India's Big Temple marks 1,000th birthday
They even find the remains of the ramp which could have been used for sliding up the stones. How can such huge structures be lost to temp,e locals? The Oldest Temple in Tamil Nadu Now we are able to piece together the history of the oldest temple discovered in Tamil Nadu which is located near Mahabalipuram.
JK, That was an interesting video.
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