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Brihadisvara Temple, Gangaikonda Cholapuram – Wikipedia

Rajendra I, as is Tamil tradition, then assumed the name Gangaikonda Cholan, meaning the one who conquered the Ganges. For administrative and strategic purposes they built another capital and named it Gangaikondacholapuram. Each storey has a square-circle-oblong artwork.

Architecture in Medieval India: He set his eyes North. I feel this is better than Udayar.

He cupped his hands poured the water of the Ganges as a sacrifice to Lord Shiva, his protector. The reasons for the city’s destruction are unclear. In his many novels he shows immense interest in enlightenment.

Rajendra I, states Dehejia, must have involved the same craftsmen used by his father and transferred them from Thanjavur. The tower is capped with a kalasawhose inscription was once gold coated; the gold is long gone. Some of these were added and restored by Hindu kingdoms after the 14th century or by British India art conservation officials in the 19th century.


All land around the Bay of Bengal belonged to the Cholas. The Great Chola Temples: Gomathy Arumugam rated it liked it May 17, Islam in South Asia: Jagadeesh rated it really liked it May 14, Nov 23, Balaji Sundarrajan rated it it was amazing. Arun rated it liked it Feb 14, The Shiva temple is built along the lines of the one in Thanjavur.

There are many bronze statues in the temple depicting Chola art of the 11th century, with the one of Kartikeya being the most recognisable.

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Gangaikonda Cholapuram

Lists with This Book. Shiva, with Parvati beside him, hands down a garland of flowers to mark his victory to a diminutive seated figure of Rajendra I.

Archived from the original on 12 September Hi anyone help me how to open the book? Just a moment while we sign chooan in to your Goodreads account. In his treasure chambers were the crowns of the Pandayas and the Sinhalese. The Art and Architecture of the Indian Subcontinent.


கங்கை கொண்ட சோழன் பாகம் 1 [Gangai Konda Cholan #1] by பாலகுமாரன்

Madhurantaka Vedavaru, named after one of the titles of Rajendra I, was a source of irrigation to a vast stretch of land bordering the capital. The temple was added to the list of Great Living Chola Temples in the year This site uses cookies. Elements of Hindu Iconography. GangaiKonda Chozhan is a must read for those who want to know more comprehensively about the Cholas. He is fondly called Ezhuthu Sithar by his fans. Nandakumar rated it it was amazing Sep 14, This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

Mar 05, Natrajan added it Shelves: In his many novels he shows immense interest in enlightenment. The Chola Temple in Thanjavur was a testament to his greatness.