Tamil Nadu

JainismSouth IndiaTamil Nadu

Tirumalai Jain temple – Legacy of Jainism in Tamilnadu

We don’t normally associate the Cholas with the Jains. But an inscription at a Jain temple in Tirumalai indicated that ...
100 Stories of IndiaJainismMaduraiTamil Nadu

Climbing Samanar Hills in Madurai for a slice of history

A few years ago, I had attended a course on Jainism in South India, primarily in Tamil Nadu and I ...
100 Stories of IndiaMaduraiTamil Nadu

Thirumalai Nayak Mahal – a 17th century palace in Madurai

An old lady, looking very graceful with silvery strands of hair matching the silver anklets she was carrying in her ...
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Madurai Heritage – a treasure house of stories

Sipping my hot cup of filter coffee from the traditional brass tumbler and davara – the Tamil equivalent of the ...
Monsoon SpecialTamil NaduWestern Ghats

Discover the Western Ghats in Tamil Nadu

Discover the Western Ghats in Tamil Nadu When we think of the Western Ghats, we often think of Kerala or ...
Tamil NaduValparai

A road trip to Valparai in the Anaimalai Hills

It was a gorgeous morning. The radiant blue sky looked down upon us. A dark cloud drifted aimlessly promising rain. ...