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Timeless Thiruvarur


Thiruvarur, a town in modern Tamizh Naduís Tanjavur district boasts this incredible ancient temple with unsurpassed continuity of living tradition and spiritual energy.  The temple has served as an icon of the Tamil land, its environs fostering the best in human creativity and the attainment of spiritual potential.  Of all the beautiful temples of Tamil Nadu, this Thyagarajaswami temple at Thiru Aarur (Thiruvarur) has the most complex sacrosanct connections between the devotee and divinity.  It is a vital center of the Tantric Sri Chakra spiritual energy and the ancient practices established over millennia continue to be in active practice to this day. 

- By Aravind & Soumya Sitaraman

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South Indian Inscriptions

Ancient Indian dynasties documented their administration, significant developments, grants, and milestones as inscriptions in temples. The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has documented these inscriptions from 1886.

These pages contain inscriptions from Pallava, Chola, Pandya, Western Chalukya, Eastern Chalukya, Rashtrakuta, Hoyasala, Vijayanagara, Vishnukundin, Kakatiya, Reddi, Vaidumba, Chinda, Eastern Ganga, Gajapathi, Kalchurya, Qutb-Shahi of Golkonda, and Moghul,  dynasties.

Bombay - Karnataka InscriptionsNew

(Bombay Karnataka Inscriptions of the Pallavas, Chalukyas of Badami, Rashtrakutas, Tribhuvanamalla Vikramaditya-VI of the Western Chalukya dynasty of Kalyana.)


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