Tamil Nadu- The land of Temples

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    Hello Friends... I just wanted to share images of some ancient temples of Tamil Nadu. None of the pics are mine... I am just sharing the link.
    Tanjore

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    Madurai

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    Rameshwaram

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    Gangaikondacholapuram

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    Those are some great pictures man.
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    Kancheepuram - Birth place of Bodhidarma

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    Mahabalipuram, Chennai

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    Darasuram
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    Chidambaram

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    An NGC documentary about the temples:

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    Hi,

    Thanks for the post---how old are the temples???
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    ^^^ Most of them are built between 7th and 16th century. The Srirangam temple and some of the Mahabalipuram temple have existed for more than 2000 yrs.
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    I am going to this temple today (just 35kms from my house :yahoo:)

    How can you miss these temples in kanchi?:

    Kamatchi temple

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    Temple elephants (kamatchi temple)

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    The one on the right with the huge trunk killed his mahout recently and there is a baby elephant in that temple too..i have seen it running around the temple screaming many times (scaring the hell out of devotees :lol:)

    ekambaranathar temple

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    vaikunthaperumal temple

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    Palani Temple dedicated to Lord Muruga.


    Palani in night :


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    The Golden Chariot made entirely out of gold:

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    The Gopuram:

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    Vellore Golden Temple

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    Auroville, Pondycherry

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    Jayron,

    Vellore Kovil enda Samikku ?? Pudhusa Kattinadha ??
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    awesome pics, muchos gracias :tup:
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