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Temples & Legends of Tamilnadu
Preface Author
Introduction Kanyakumari
Gandhi Mandapam Maruda Malai
Suchindram Nagercoil
Tiruchendur Alwar Tirunagari
Srivaikuntam Nanguneri
Krishnapuram Tirunelveli
Papanasam Sankaranayinar Koil
Srivilliputhur Tirupparan- kunram
Madhurai Rameswaram
Darbhasayanam Tiruvadanai
Avadayar Koil Kaliyar Koil
Azhagar Koil

Palani

Tiruchirapalli Tiruvanaikkaval
Srirangam Tanjore
Punnainallur Tiruvalanchuzhi
Swamimalai Dharasuram
Saktimuttam Patteswaram
Mannargudi Vedaranyam
Tirunallar Karaikal
Tirukkadaiyur Mayavaram
Vaitheeswaran Koil Pullavane- swaram
Chayavanam Tiruvengadu
Shiyali Chidambaram
Tiruppatiripuliyur Tiruvannamalai
Kiratamar- jareswaram Madurantakam
Cheyyur Kancheepuram
Tirukkazhuk- kunram Mahabalipuram
Tirupporur Tiruvadantai
Tiruvanmiyur Mylapore
Triplicane Vadapalani
Tiruvottiyur Tirumullaivayil
Tiruvallur Tiruttani
Uppilliappan Koil Kumbakonam
Glossary Biblography
Major Sections
Temples & Legends Of India
Andhrapradesh
Maharastra
Kerala
Himachal Pradesh
Tamilnadu

Bengal

Assam
Bihar
Somanatha

MAHABALIPURAM

Bhima Ratha:

This measures 48 by 25 by 26 feet and is found north of the Dharmaraja Ratha, with a waggon-shaped roof. The upper part of the edifice has almost been completed while the lower part has not been finished. This leads to the conclusion that the architect worked from the above. There are no sculptures or inscriptions on this Ratha.

Arjuna Ratha:

This measures 16 by 11 by 14 feet and stands north of Bhima Ratha. It is pyramidal in shape just as the Dharmaraja
Ratha. As this could be conveniently used as a shelter house, it has been somewhat damaged through use by vagrants and
wayfarers. An attractive feature of this monument is the group of secular sculptures found on it. There are also images of Siva with his bull, Vishnu, and Indra with his elephant.

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