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One relief includes a most unusual portrait of a Hindu ruler who built the temple.
Other books in the series. The Chola Temple in Thanjavur was a testament to his greatness.
‘Gangaikonda Cholapuram’ – The City of the Chola who brought the Ganges. – Who’story
The great temple of Brihadeeswarar Temple at this place is next only to the Brihadisvara temple at Thanjavur in its monumental nature and surpasses it in sculptural quality. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Gangaikonda Cholapuram.
Another depiction of Nataraja, surrounded by Parvati and other deities dancing. This book chopan not yet featured on Listopia. Muvar Ulaa treatise on the Cheras ggangai, Cholas and Pandyas, provides a vivid account of the city and the temple. Harihara half Shiva, half Vishnu. There are weekly, monthly and fortnightly rituals performed in the temple. The pillars were probably made of polished wood, supported on granite bases; a few pillar bases have survived to this day. Ganeshason of Parvati and Shiva, with a pen and sweetmeat food in his hands.
Rajendra I, states the Tamil tradition, thereafter assumed the name of Gangaikonda Cholan, meaning the one who conquered the Ganges. Above the griva is the kirtimukha s, then a symmetric open lotus. There is a shrine for Shaiva saint and scholar Chandeshvara one of the sixty-three Nayanars.
Notify me of new comments chklan email. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It is likely that there were more than one royals building each having their own name. The New Cambridge History of India: Rajendra Chola has always been a fascinating figure t If you want to know anything and everything about Rajendra Chola, then this book is for you,the author Balakumaran who continues the history of Cholas after Udaiyar examines every aspect of the life of Rajendra Chola and crafts an extremely detailed and dense history of the great man and his conquests.
Commons category link is on Wikidata. Except for this temple, the old city of Gangaikonda Cholapuram — the capital of a powerful Asian empire for over two centuries along with its other major Chola-era Hindu temples have been completely destroyed, leaving a desolate place.
Sithik rated it did not like it Aug 01, The author tries to be subjective about the ruler Rajendra Chola, who is often misunderstood as an unkind em Gangai Konda Chozhan, authored by Balakumaran, is a historical novel about the kingdom of Cholas and their king Rajendra Chola.
Brihadisvara Temple, Gangaikonda Cholapuram
As ofthe ancient city exists as a heritage town in the Ariyalur district of Tamil Nadu, India. Ardhanarishvara half Shiva, half Parvati.
There cholxn other niches around the temple walls depicting various forms of Shiva, Durga and Vishnu. Nov 23, Balaji Sundarrajan rated it it was amazing. Rajendra Chola has always been a fascinating figure to me. In his treasure chambers were the crowns of the Pandayas and the Sinhalese.
Balasubrahmanyampp. Priests, ministers and bureaucrats walked hurriedly through the wide streets. However, all of these were destroyed in late 13th and 14th centuries except the Brihadishvara temple.
Gangaikonda Cholapuram – Wikipedia
Nataraja dancing over the demon of ignorance. The Chola Empire was at peace. Rajendra I, as is Tamil tradition, then assumed the name Gangaikonda Cholan, meaning the one who conquered the Ganges.