Belief system…. ….. Perungalur temple

Recently I visited our ancestral kuladeivam(family deity) temple located in Perungalur village of Tamil Nadu, India. The temple has undergone renovation very recently also locally known as “kumba Abishekam”.Photo by stockresearch52 This temple village has plenty of history, tradition and belief systems to offer to society over centuries. I got very much fascinated to know that […]

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Twin arts of dance and sculpture…silent guide to generations …. Vriddhagiriswarar Temple, Vriddhachalam,India

Last week when I stepped into a  Hindu temple popularly known as Vriddhagiriswarar Temple, Vriddhachalam – in Tamil Nadu of India, I was awe-struck by the sculptures of the temple with dedicated themes on music and dance  .(Bharatanatyam – ) Enriching themes indeed provide silent inspiration to all concerned in arts, music and dance and […]

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Stunning stone carvings…That is…. Srimushnam… Bhu Varaha Swamy temple

I love heritage, art, culture and history. In the beginning of this week I visited a small village town known as Srimushnam in  the southern part of Tamil Nadu state of India. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Srimushnam The place provides multiple perspectives. You find new tunes in the  engraved old stunning music stone  pillar carvings and paintings. One could learn […]

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Beauty in a marble and the sculptor

When I clicked the following  statues  of Hindu lord Ganesha on 31st August,2018 near Chennai,Tamil Nadu,India, in sculptor’s workshop,I  was upbeat in recollecting the following  thought provoking quotes. “Your life is a sculpture, every day chip away.” ― J.R. Rim “Every block of stone has a statue inside it  and it is the task of […]

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