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6 Yards of Silk


Gold, silk and tradition all weaved together to make 6 yards of silk, a signature of the land of temples, Kanchi or Kanchipuram, northeast of Tamil Nadu is world famous for kanjeevaram sarees. 785 more words


SRI TYAGARAJA (1767 - 1847) - PART V – Visit to Kanchipuram

(For my friend Shri Kannan Rangachar)

Continued from Part IV

40.1. Sri Tyagaraja was born in Thiruvarur, a small town in Tanjavuru District. While he was still a very young boy, his family moved into a house on the Tirumanjana Street, at Thiruvaiyaru (about 50 KMs away) that was gifted by the King of Tanjavuru. 2,187 more words







Alone in a crowd of sheep

Latter Dec was spent on Revamp , First, second week of Jan – island fair and I had just three weeks left before plunging into mundane-ness, all I wanted was to fully utilize those three weeks and travel hard. 1,036 more words


Akshaya is planning to construct the 'Youniverse' township in dist Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu.

Real estate / housing

Status: Conceptual Stage
Promoter: Akshaya
Project: Plans to construct the ‘Youniverse’ township
Location: at Village Sembakkam, dist Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu on 154873.19 Sq.Mtrs of acquired land.

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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. 1,526 more words

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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

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