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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Gangaikonda Cholapuram. The temple of Vishnu should be in the west. Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts. Return to Book Page. The only the Pala kingdom stood between the Chola and the Ganges. They sent tribute to the king, under the naval threat. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

World Heritage Sites in India. Published first published January knoda Similar correlation is derived based on the works of Sekkizhar in Periya Puranam. Good novel which revolves about the early days of Rajendra Chozhan kodna he came to power. Retrieved 28 November Its all so overwhelming, the once flourishing city being reduced to such a small village.

Explicit use of et al. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This site uses cookies. The author tries to be subjective about the ruler Rajendra Chola, who is often misunderstood as an unkind emperor.

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Archived from the original PDF on 25 February Manish Chandrasekaran rated it really liked it May 25, Besides the names of the palace and fort walls, the names of a few roads and streets are preserved in the epigraphs. Vijay rated it liked it Nov 06, Nov 06, Aravind rated it it was amazing.


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The epigraphs also refer to the Madhurantaka Vadavarunow called the Vadavaru, running about six kilometers east of the ruined capital. There were both hcolan and dry cohlan inside the Fort, used for cultivation and other purposes. As well as its notability for having been built by Rajendra I, the temple is also noteworthy for its numerous inscriptions, although none fangai them are his.

His lucid but powerful expressions of man-woman relationship and human-God union is a tribute to mankind. Gangaikonda Cholpuram and the temple are mentioned in many of the contemporary works of the period like Muvar Ula and Kalingathuparani. Summary of the Book With an engaging narration of the genius writer Balakumaran, this novel offers an unputdownable read for history lovers. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: The last part brings us close to tears, making us wonder at he sheer scale of the reach of such a wonderful ruler who spread our glory far and wide.

‘Gangaikonda Cholapuram’ – The City of the Chola who brought the Ganges.

The remains of the outer fortification can be seen as a mound running all around the palace. Elements of Hindu iconography.

Balakumaran once again brings the world of Cholas to life, but he never veers off into imagination or speculation – he constantly reminds readers of how little there is left, how much is still unknown. The young Chola king was not satisfied. In kodna projects Wikimedia Commons. Retrieved from ” https: How to download this? The temple site has a monolithic representation of Navagrahasthe nine planetary deities.


Each ritual has three steps: His writings are noted for a distinct philosophical and religious tone. Some of these were added cohlan restored by Hindu kingdoms after the 14th century or by British India art conservation officials in the 19th century.

Modern society likes to portray him as a ruthless ruler and focus on the number of deaths involved in his conquest, but you just can’t retrospectively judge figures from history with modern morals and ethics. Four daily rituals, and many yearly festivals are held there, of which the Shivarathri during the Tamil month of Masi February—MarchAipassi Pournami during Aipassi October— November and Thiruvadirai during Margazhi December—January are the most prominent.

Jul 23, Vina Mofaa rated it it was amazing. Islam in South Asia: Iron nails and clamps have been recovered from this palace site. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He has brought so much interest in Cholas and their life, someone shuld translate this great work so it can be enjoyed by a lot of people.