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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

TANJORE

The Archaeological Department is using a particular kind of chemical for obliterating the exterior surface so that the entire paintings below that surface become visible. At the time of my visit the Archaeological Assistant, who is in charge, showed me the different paintings and explained a very interesting thing which
may be mentioned here. "The present-day fashion of wearing the Hawaian shirts, with full sleeves and half sleeves, made of
pictorial cloth has been nicely painted during the Chola times.

The drummers of the Imperial Cholas used to wear half-sleeved Hawaian shirts with open neck when playing, on their drums, and the full-sleeved open neck Hawaian shorts were worn by the pipers and the buglers as they played on their pipes and bugles with their fingers only. It is apparent that the innovation after
World War II of this kind of dress in the country is nothing new to India".

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