The Great Chola Temples

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P.S. Sriraman
  The Chola royalty zealously built many stone temples all over their kingdom. The Rajarajesvaram is the grandest of all Chola temples. The exact year in which Rajaraja I (AD 985-1014) commenced the massive exercise of constructing Rajarajesvaram is not recorded anywhere. Apart from conceptualizing…
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  1. Brihadisvara Legends   Fig. 1: Brihadisvara temple (Image taken by Debhashish Bannerjee)                                                                              There are a number of legends associated with the temple. The two given below are the most well-known ones.   1. Karuvur Devar…
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