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Tradition Meets

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A Revival
Temples of Tamilnadu

History is being made this year as an ancient tradition at the mammoth Madhyarjunesvara temple in Tiruvidaimarudur is being revived after a gap of three fourth of a century. The revival of the chariot festival brings a diverse community together in a celebration and opens up the possibility for the revival of various art forms. (Read More...)


The Mahalingesvara temple at the Madhyarjuna Kshetram Tiru-Idai-Marudur near Kumbhakonam is steeped in antiquity and is one of the 275 temples revered by the hymns of the 1st millennium. A picture gallery of the Mahalingesvara temple at Tiruvidaimarudur.
A picture gallery of the trial run of the newly renovated chariot at Tiruvidaimarudur. Tiruvidaimarudur and its musical connections. This temple has been sung by the saints of the 1st millennium. Tiruvidaimarudur was home to Venkata Vaidyanatha Dikshitar.. Significance of the composition 'chintaye mahalinga murtim' by 19th century composer Muthusvami Dikshitar.