Lemuria and Kumari Kandam Dr. N. Mahalingam JUNE 23, 2010 10:20 IST UPDATED: JUNE 23, 2010 10:20 Dr. N. Mahalingam We are all aware that the origin of the Tamil people and their culture is shrouded in deep mystery. Though there are many traditions narrated in early literature, “Kumari Kandam”, the land thatRead More →

CHENNAI: A broken storage jar with inscriptions in Tamil Brahmi script has been excavated at Quseir-al-Qadim, an ancient port with a Roman settlement on the Red Sea coast of Egypt. This Tamil Brahmi script has been dated to first century B.C. One expert described this as an “exciting discovery.” TheRead More →

Introduction I consider it privilege to associate myself with those who in these days are paying their tribute to the memory of a man who lived and worked for the Tamil-speaking people of Sri Lanka. This lecture on ‘Research in Tamil Studies – Retrospect and Prospect’ is not incongruous withRead More →

Krishna and the Unicorn of the Indus Seals Written by Dr. David Frawley Krishna and the Unicorn of the Indus Seals The article is a part of a new book of the author on the Indus Seals. The seal Krishna and the Unicorn of the Indus Seals s come fromRead More →

ar·che·ol·o·gy n. The systematic study of past human life and culture by the recovery and examination of remaining material evidence, such as graves, buildings, tools, and pottery. [French archéologie, from New Latin archaeologia, from Greek arkhaiologiā, antiquarian lore : arkhaio-, archaeo- + -logiā, -logy.] archaeological ar’chae·o·log’i·cal (-ə-lŏj’ĭ-kəl) or ar’chae·o·log’ic adj.Read More →

A Adichanallur Agam Kuan Aihole Alamparai Fort Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh Ancient monuments in Ujjain Arikamedu Archaeology of Ayodhya B Badami Badami Cave Temples Balligavi Banashankari Temple Amargol Banavasi Barabar Caves Belur Bhagatrav Bhirrana Brahmagiri archaeological site C Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park Chandraketugarh Chandravalli Charaideo D Da Parbatia Descent of the GangesRead More →

Kayalpatnam is an ancient historical city of India. It lies in the southeast part of Indian peninsula, on the shore off the Bay of Bengal. It is a Muslim dominant town situated in Thoottukudi district (formerly it was in Tirunelveli district). It is situated about 400 miles from Madras andRead More →

Past excavations T.S SUBRAMANIAN ADICHANALLUR has a history of excavation. The urn-burial site was brought to light when a German, Dr. Jagor, conducted a haphazard excavation at the place in 1876. An Englishman called Alexander Rea, who was the Superintending Archaeologist, excavated the urn-burial site between 1889 and 1905. ARead More →

History Rajendra Chola-I (1012-1044 A.D) son of the Great Rajaraja-I, established this temple after his great victorious march to river Ganges on Northern India. He was originally called Madurantakan. He assumed the title of Rajendra during his coronation and continued to rule along with his father Rajaraja-I for a while.Read More →