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Tamizhakam: Tamil Potpourri

First Created : May 09, 2000
Last updated: May 09, 2017

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The Pallavas
Article on the art and architecture of the prominent Pallava dynasty that rules South India from 4th to 9th centuries CE.
Research on Tamilnadu
A regularly maintained archive of research papers focusing their research on Tamilnadu, and Tamil studies.
Pallava Art & Architecture
Article on the art and architecture of South India during the rule of the Pallava kings.
The Deccan Plateau
Known as the Dravida land, the four states of South India offer a marked cultural and literary experience from that of the North.
Tiruppavai Illustrations
Tiruppavai illustrations are sublime spiritual art done in pen and ink, and conveying the profound devotion of Vaishnava faith.
Mahabalipuram
Photographs of the archaeological center of Mahabalipuram, that contains fine examples of Dravidan art and architecture.
The Alvars
The Alvars were the earliest saints of Tamilnadu who appeared soon after the Buddhist era on the Indian scene.



Bronze Statue of Shiva, Tamilnadu
Bronze Statue of Shiva
Couple Marking a Long Marriage
Celebrating a long marriage with another symbolic Marriage

Detail from Relief, Mahabalipuram
Govardhana Cave sculpture,Pallava period, 7th century
Milking the Cow
Goddess Saraswati
Goddess Saraswati in a Tanjore style painting

Kanchipuram Silk Saree
Kanchipuram silk sarees are well known for their durability. These Tamil Nadu weavers claim that they are descendant of sage Markandeya.
Kanchipuram Silks
Kolam of Tamil Nadu
Kolam (a.k.a. Rangoli) in Tamil Nadu
Typically laid with rice powder, Kolam is a women's art in South India with spiritual connections

Map of Tamil Nadu
Map of Tamil Nadu
Men Pulling a Chariot
Men Pulling a Chariot in Tamil Nadu

Portrait of Annadurai
Detail from a Indian postal stamp
C. N. Anna Durai
Temple Guardian
"Sacred Area. Keep Out"
A Temple Guardian in Tamil Nadu

Silhoutte of Ramesharam Temple Tower
Rameshwaram, Tamilnadu, circa 1970
Rameshwaram Temple
Museums of Chennai
Stamp Honoring Government Museum, Chennai

Stone Image, Pandya Period, Madurai, Tamilnadu
Stone Statue of Pandyan Period
Toda Village Elder
A Toda Village Elder in Nilgiri Mountains

View of the Nilgiri Mountains, Tamil Nadu
Nilgiri Mountain Range

 

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Celebrating a long marriage with another symbolic Marriage<br>Iyengari CoupleGoddess Saraswati in a Tanjore style paintingSilhoutte of Ramesharam Temple TowerPortrait of Annadurai
A Toda Village Elder in Nilgiri MountainsKolam (a.k.a. Rangoli) in Tamil NaduKanchipuram Silk SareeView of the Nilgiri Mountains, Tamil Nadu
Stone Image, Pandya Period, Madurai, TamilnaduSacred Area. Keep OutMen Pulling a Chariot in Tamil NaduBronze Statue of Shiva, Tamilnadu
Stamp Honoring Government Museum, ChennaiMap of Tamil NaduDetail from Relief, Mahabalipuram

 

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