The thing about the idea of taking bath more than once in a year was funny. About The Author This blog is written by Jayakrishnan. It was not that the locals did not know of the existence of the Khajuraho temples.
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About The Author This blog is written by Jayakrishnan. Some of which may be due to the existence of different languages. It was not that the locals did not know of the existence of the Khajuraho temples.
If you switch on The History Channel, you are overwhelmed with documentaties on Egypt. This blog is written by Jayakrishnan.
Before 1 CE History: Or at least it thanjavue how fragmented was information back in those days in India. They even find the remains of the ramp which could have been used for sliding up the stones.
India's Big Temple marks 1,000th birthday
Apparently there were six other temples and they were all swallowed by the sea. Praveen June 23, at 9: The Oldest Temple in Tamil Nadu Now we are able to piece together the history of the oldest temple discovered in Tamil Nadu which is located near Mahabalipuram. How can such huge structures be lost to the locals? One thing that really surprised me then was that the temples were discovered only in the 19th century and that too by the Brits.
India's Big Temple marks 1,th birthday - BBC News
I am not a historian, but a history enthusiast. It seems the ancient Tamil city It has thrown light on the huge effort that must have gone into building the granite temple in Thanjavur. I saw this documentary last year in a local channel. I also run a history carnival in the 15th of every month.
That was an interesting video.
Suraj April 5, at Besides the Tanjore temple, the documentary also talks about the Vijayanagara empire, Sri Rangam and the temples of Khajuraho. JK, That was an interesting video. Leave a Reply Cancel reply.
Lost Temples of India - varnamvarnam
P L June 26, at 9: Why documejtary the Indians locals in particular not ever curious or interested in finding it out? The thing about the idea of taking bath more than once in a year was funny. Connect Subscribe to our e-mail newsletter to receive updates.
The original temple made of brick and dedicated I find it as yet another example of total disregard for history among the Indians. You can contact me at varnam.
The documentary talks about how Raja Raja selected elephants for battle, how he moved 40 tonne granite stones to build the temple and the techniques used for cutting granite. Poompuhar The shore temple at Mahabalipuram survived the tsunami this time. I am not an insider and so I am not bound by the politics and preconceptions in the field. Every pyramid, every pharoah and every single grain of sand has a documentary.
I spend lot of time reading about the topics I write about and most of the information comes from books or papers. It has to be accepted that the fascination with which a foreigner would look at these temples thanjavurr lost on the locals. Especially, since the structure was of such significance, information might have been passed on through generations.