Travel Blogs from Kanchipuram
... violent, and teach us something about humanity. From what I can tell from my very limited understanding of Hinduism, is that they have several gods that also can take on many forms. There are great epic stories that are passed down from generation to generation and are now written in some very famous spiritual books called the Bhagavad Gita and the Mahabharata. When visiting a temple in one of the 7 sacred cities in India (6 in the North and 1 in the South - which is where ...
... that you actually manage to turn the wheel in time to execute the manoeuvre without straying on to the wrong side of the road or onto the verge. Of course the horn can still be used as a musical accompaniment but, what with one hand fully occupied waggling the headlight lever and the other occasionally jerking the steering wheel, it becomes difficult to press the horn whilst at the same time changing gear to increase your speed.
Anyway I digress. It is ...
... and Chidambaraswamy was almost in a coma. Suddenly he could hear the anklets of the Goddess Meenakshi and when he opened his eyes slightly, he got a magnificent glimpse of the divine feet. The Goddess then raised the swamy to his feet and as her hands touched him, his skin turned golden. She told him that six earlier ...
... of devotional activities including daily annadanam and annual functions that attract and feed hundreds of devotees.A life-long brahmachari and former automotive engineer, Balananda Sadhu is well-endowed with the energetic drive and talents needed for one who serves as Pongi Amma's own cook, driver, ...
This is my last stop in the Tamil Nadu region of Southern India and Kanchipuram (translates as Golden City) is one of the most holy cities in India. It was the old capital of the Pallava and is home to famous silk houses with someone trying to sell you saris on every corner and at numerous places in between. I managed to get away with only buying 2 (at less than $12 AUD/ 6.50 pound for the two it was a ...
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Other places to stay in Kanchipuram
487, Gandhi Road, Kanchipuram | 3 star hotelfrom $45
275, East Coast Road, Kanchipuram | 3 star hotelfrom $63
No. 65-66, Nellukara Street, Kanchipuram | Hotelfrom $22
No. 504,Gandhi Road, Kanchipuram | Hotelfrom $24