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Sari shopping at Kanchipuram

A South Indian wedding cannot be complete without silk saris. Where better to pick up Kanchi silk saris than the place where it all gets weaved – Kanchipuram. 1,531 more words


Kanchipuram for Pongal

For my Pongal holiday last month, we went with one of my colleagues from work to Kanchipuram. Pongal is the harvest festival in Tamil Nadu. One of my students compared it to American Thanksgiving. 410 more words

SHIVAN-The Enigma!!

Shiva is a god for millions of people around the world.

Of all gods, Shiva or Shivan has a very special place. Lord Shiva is worshiped in the form of a Linga. 1,369 more words


Pancha Bootha Sthalam

Pancha Booth Sthalangal are the temples that are the manifestation of the five elements – land, water, air, sky, and fire.

These temples are:


The temples of Kanchipuram

Kaancheevaram or Kanchipuram – the name is familiar to most people for the silk sarees that come from there, an essential part of the wedding trousseau anywhere in the country. 439 more words