The Legend of Kannagi

The Tamil epic Silappathikaram details the story of Kovalan, the son of a wealthy merchant from Kaverippattinam who married Kannagi.… Read more »

Ramayana trail in Tamil Nadu

Ramayana is an epic that has influenced Hinduism extensively. Apart from its religious importance, it is also revered world over… Read more »

Book the right room

When you decide to visit religious or historical places like Trichy, Thanjavur or Madurai, for pilgrimage, personal or business needs,… Read more »

Temple Architecture in Tamil Nadu

Temples, first rock-cut type and then made of stones, made their appearance from the 8th century. The architecture of temple… Read more »

Where to Shop When in Madurai?

Situated on the banks of Vaigai river, Madurai has been inhabited for over 2000 years, thus evolving into a very… Read more »

Best Time to Visit Thanjavur

Thanjavur formerly known as Tanjore has always been known as a cultural capital of the South. Apart from being the… Read more »

Interesting Facts About the Brihadeeshwara Temple of Tanjore

A study in Oriental architecture or history is certainly incomplete without a mention of the Tanjore Brihadeeshwara Temple or the… Read more »

The Importance of Karthikeyan or Murugan in Tamil Literature and Culture

Lord Murugan or Karthikeyan is an extremely popular God in Tamil Nadu. He is worshipped with great fervour throughout the… Read more »

History of Trichy

Introduction What connects Sir Winston Churchill, Sherlock Homes and our Trichy? It is the humble Trichinopoly Cigar – a mild… Read more »

Popular Festivals of Madurai

Popular Festivals of Madurai Not a day goes by in Madurai when some festival or the other is not being… Read more »