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Tamilnadu- Chidambaram (2016)

Thillai Nataraja Temple has many names- Koil, The Temple, Puliyur, Chitrambalam, Thiruchitrambalam, Tiruchitrakoodam and Chidambaram. It is also called Bhooloka Kailasam (heaven on earth) by Saivites. The temple is known as the site where Ananda Thandava (Siva’s dance of bliss)…

Tamilnadu- Namakkal (2016)

 I visited Namakkal (250 miles south west of Chennai) along with few relatives during my last trip to India. We only spent few hours but learnt a lot about a cave temple designated as national monument, the family deity of…

Tamilnadu- Erode (2016)

Bharathiyar gave his last speech in this library. The place where he gave the speech is converted to a hall containing  important pictures relating to Bharatiyar’s life. This spiritually uplifting place is rightfully a library and remains low key and…