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
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A Tea Lover's Dream
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
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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
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Pancha Booth Sthalangal are the temples that are the manifestation of the five elements – land, water, air, sky, and fire.
These temples are:
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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
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