Trip to Brihadisvara Temple, Thanjavur

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Brihadishvara Temple or Peruvudaiyar Kovil is a Hindu temple dedicated to God Shiva located in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India. Called as Dhakshina Meru of south was built by King Raja Raja Chola I between 1003 and 1010 AD …..The trip was awesome!

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The Chola era architects and artisans innovated the expertise to scale up and build, particularly with heavy stone and to accomplish the 63.4 metres (208 ft) high towering vimana

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Nandi mandapam..

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216 ft Vimana! Architects must have been brainy those days..

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Mini sculptures on the wall.

Mini Sculptures

That’s my son standing on a rock that was sculpted between 1003 and 1010 AD.

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Published by Kavitha Patchamalai

I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. BY ROBERT FROST

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