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What made Gandhiji wear only Loincloth or Dhoti

Author : S. Balakrishnan

Ninety-five years ago on 22nd September 1921, Gandhi made a momentous decision to change his attire. From the elaborate Gujarati attire, he decided on a simple dhoti and shawl. 1,168 more words

The Ancient City of Madurai

We are given a royal farewell by the staff at Visalam, complete with floral tribute, as we head off to spend 2 nights in the ancient city of Madurai. 2,227 more words


Nostalgia | Madurai

Ther’s something brilliant in this picture by my very talented Junior Anurag Das – I guess it’s the way really captures the essence and history of Madurai :) 72 more words

Life Style

Madurai - Meenakshi Temple

We had a devotional trip to Madurai and Rameshwaram when my in-laws came for a stay with us in Bangalore in Month of May. We started from Bangalore by Kallada Travels AC Semi-Sleeper Volvo at 1 O’clock on Friday night and reached Madurai at 7 O’ Clock on Saturday Morning. 1,008 more words

Weekend Getaways

Beyond News: Helpline for women to participate in local elections, EKTA, Madurai & The Hunger Project

Times of India has a story about how a NGO, called EKTA, in Madurai had established a helpline to improve the participation of women in local body elections. 347 more words

Tamil Nadu

Brihadeeswarar Temple, Thanjavur

Welcome to the first temple made completely of granite in the world. A fine example of Dravida temple architecture by Sama Varma built as a tribute to Raja Raja Chola 1 in 1010 AD, Brihadeeswarar Temple or Peruvudaiyar Kovil is located in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. 1,324 more words

Brihadeeswarar Temple

A River >> A K Ramanujan

In Madurai,
city of temples and poets,
who sang of cities and temples,
every summer
a river dries to a trickle
in the sand,
baring the sand ribs, 190 more words

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