This book is for the traveller who is adventurous enough to go beyond the routine path tourists and pilgrims take while visiting the many temples of Tamil Nadu. The temples covered in this book are all well worth a visit for their settings, the art and poetry associated with them and for their inscriptions. The book also briefly describes the growth of temples in Tamil Nadu as social, political and economic institutions. Short histories of some of the important cities of Tamil Nadu from where you can visit these temples will help you see the cities and temples in better context. So, dear reader do you care to be different?
Pradeep Chakravarthy (b.1975) hails from Ananthakrishnapuram, near Tirunelveli. A student of KFI and a graduate from MCC, JNU(New Delhi) and LSE(London), he is currently a leadership coach for a prestigious IT company. His passion is heritage and towards this, he is a indefatigable writer he has 2 books to his credit on Thanjavur and Vahanas and many other articles in The Hindu and elsewhere. This is his third book with two more in press. He also writes regularly on leadership for The Business Line and occasionally Forbes. com. Pradeep has recently begun doing temple walks that highlight inscriptions and their relevance to our life today. Me lives in Madras with his wife Anusha and their son Raghavan. Email - email@example.com
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