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கங்கை கொண்ட சோழன், #3 [Gangai Konda Cholan]

Chola’s wife Veerama Devi was a courageous woman too and this book details on her and how she did justice to her name by living with honour and valour. To view it, click here. As well as its notability for having been built by Rajendra I, the temple is also noteworthy for its numerous inscriptions, although none of them are his.

Swaminathan Nagarajan rated it really liked it Oct 31, But Rajendra Chola had different plans. After defeating the Pala kingdom, King Rajendra Chola came back south, bringing with him water from the Ganges.

Trade flourished under the Cholas. He strengthened his Navy and sent it on a expedition to conquer the lands of the east. Burton Stein; David Arnold The sanctum contains Brihadeeswarar Shiva in the form of lingam. Archived from the original PDF on 25 February Vickey rated it it cholna amazing Aug 31, Refresh and try again.


Like Udaiyar the authors knowledge about the cholas is incredible, and like his previous works his narration is always brillant Rediscovering the Hindu Temple: Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts. Ardhanarishvara half Shiva, half Parvati. The tower is capped with a kalasawhose inscription was once gold coated; the gold is long gone.

GangaiKonda Chozhan is a must read for those who want to know more comprehensively about the Cholas. Retrieved 28 November World Heritage Sites in India. American Institute of Gangal Studies. The griva neck is oriented towards the cardinal directions, and like the Thanjavur Temple, Nandi bulls sit on its top corners. A Dictionary of Hindu Architecture: The reasons for the city’s destruction are unclear.

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The Art and Architecture of the Indian Subcontinent. He built a Shiva temple in the city, rivaling the one his father built in Thanjavur.

Nataraja dancing over the demon of ignorance. Feb 11, Saravanan rated it liked it Shelves: Archived from the original on 15 August There are no cholam topics on this book yet.


கங்கை கொண்ட சோழன், #3 [Gangai Konda Cholan] by பாலகுமாரன்

M rated it it was amazing Nov 14, Prasanna Kumar Acharya The young Chola king was not satisfied. Lists with This Book. Rajendra Chola has always been a fascinating figure to me. Sacred texts, ritual traditions, arts, concepts. Agrarian Radicalism in South India. The remains of the outer fortification can be seen as a mound running all around the palace.

Views Read Edit View history. Sivaguru Jambulingam rated it liked it Jan 13, Medieval India the study of a civilization. It consisted of two walls, the intervening space the core being filled with sand.

Above the griva is the kirtimukha s, then a symmetric open lotus.