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Narasimhavarman I

Narasimhavarman I was a emperor of the Pallava dynasty who ruled South India from 630 CE – 668 CE. He shared his father Mahendravarman I’s love of art and completed the work started by Mahendravarman in Mamallapuram. During his reign famous Pancha Rathas Temple was constructed which is Rock Cut Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site. He avenged his father’s defeat at the hands of the Chalukya king, Pulakeshin II in the …

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PALLAVA DYNASTY

The Pallava dynasty was a Tamil dynasty that existed from 275 CE to 897 CE, ruling a significant portion of the Deccan, also known as Tondaimandalam. The dynasty rose to prominence after the downfall of the Satavahana dynasty, with whom they had formerly served as feudatories. The Pallavas became a major Dravidian power during the reign of Mahendravarman I (600–630 CE) and Narasimhavarman I (630–668 CE), and …

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Brihadisvara Temple, Thanjavur

Brihadishvara Temple (originally known as Peruvudaiyar Kovil) locally known as Thanjai Periya Kovil, and also called Rajarajeswaram, is a Hindu Dravidian styled temple dedicated to the god Shiva located in South bank of Cauvery river in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India.It is one of the largest Hindu temples and an exemplary example of a fully realized Tamil architecture.It is called as Dakshina Meru (Meru of south).Built by Chola emperor Rajaraja I between 1003 and 1010 CE, the temple …

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VARAHA TEMPLE, KHAJURAHO

The Varaha Temple at Khajuraho (Devanagri) enshrines a colossal monolithic image of Varaha, the boar incarnation of Lord Vishnu. This temple depicts Varaha as a purely animal form. The temple is located in the Western Group of Temple Complex Khajuraho Group of Monuments, a World Heritage Site inscribed by UNESCO in 1986 in Khajuraho. Khajuraho is a small village in Chattarpur District of Madhya Pradesh, India. Varaha (Sanskrit) is …

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LIGHT HOUSE

A lighthouse is a tower, building, or other type of structure designed to emit light from a system of lamps and lenses and to serve as a beacon for navigational aid, for maritime pilots at sea or on inland waterways. Lighthouses mark dangerous coastlines, hazardous shoals, reefs, rocks, and safe entries to harbors; they also assist in aerial navigation. Once widely used, the number of operational lighthouses …

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44TH CHESS OLYMPAID

The 44th Chess Olympiad (Tamil: நாற்பத்தி நான்காவது FIDE சதுரங்க ஒலிம்பியாட், Nāṟpatti nāṉkāvatu FIDE caturaṅka olimpiyāṭ; also known as the Chennai Chess Olympiad), organised by the Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE) and consisted of open and women’s tournaments, as well as several events designed to promote the game of chess, was held in Chennai, India from 28 July to 9 August 2022. The event was initially supposed …

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KHAJURAHO

The Khajuraho Group of Monuments are a group of Hindu and Jain temples in Chhatarpur district, Madhya Pradesh, India, about 175 kilometres southeast of Jhansi. They are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.The temples are famous for their nagara-style architectural symbolism and a few erotic sculptures. Most Khajuraho temples were built between 885 AD and 1000 AD by the Chandela dynasty.  Historical records note that the Khajuraho temple site had 85 temples …

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KRISHNA’S BUTTERBALL

Krishna’s Butterball (also known as Vaan Irai Kal and Krishna’s Gigantic Butterball) is a gigantic granite boulder resting on a short incline in the historical coastal resort town of Mamallapuram in Tamil Nadu state of India. Being part of the Group of Monuments at Mamallapuram, a UNESCO World Heritage Site built during the seventh- and eighth-century CE as Hindu religious monuments by the Pallava dynasty, it is a popular tourist …

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Chola Prince Ilandiraiyan is traditionally regarded as the founder of the Pallava dynasty.

The Pallava dynasty was an Indian dynasty that existed from 275 CE to 897 CE, ruling a significant portion of southern India also known as Tondaimandalam. They gained prominence after the downfall of the Satavahana dynasty, with whom they had formerly served as feudatories. The Pallavas became a major power during the reign of Mahendravarman …

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Aruna’s Penance and 44th Chess Olympiad in Mahabalipuram

India is very proud in hosting this 44th chess Olympiad in Mahabalipuram in Tamil Nadu. 213 teams including Ukraine have registered for this event. India’s first international Master was Manuel Aaron and more than 50% of world’s best Under 18 players from India. The people who made this possible are many and out of this …

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