The article is about the Bhagavata Mela plays that take place in the village of Saliyamangalam.
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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…
S. Gopalakrishnan: The three great Chola temples in Tanjavur—Brihadisvara, Gangaikondacholapuram and Darasuram—could you elaborate on the roles these three temples played in the fields of music, dance and other art forms of Tanjavur?
Rama Kausalya: I’ll give some introduction first of all. There…
Sahapedia: Thanjavur has been acclaimed as a cultural capital in the south with Brihadisvara temple as the centre of activity. We would like to know how the Brihadisvara temple and the entire complex worked from a cultural point of view in the history of Tanjavur or even the whole of south India…
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