Sree Ananta Padmanabha Swamy Temple : Richest temple in the world

The deity in this temple is that of Ananta Padmanabha Swami (Maha Vishnu). According to the sthala purana Markadeya swami (a devotee of Siva) did penance for nearly 1400 years for the Darshan of Lord Vishnu. Then Lord Vishnu appeared to him as Ananta Padmanabha Swami in ShaliGraha form, this is in a cave. Even

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Saint Thyagaraja: the greatest composer of Carnatic music

Kakarla Tyagabrahmam (May 4, 1767–January 6, 1847), colloquially known as Tyāgarājar and Tyagayya, was one of the greatest composers of Carnatic music or classical South Indian music. He, along with his contemporaries Muthuswami Dikshitar and Shyama Shastry, forms the Trinity of Carnatic music. He was a prolific composer and highly influential in the development of

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Indian classical dance : Significance

Indian classical dance is an expression of life, involving the body as well as the emotions. Indian Dance is based on texts from Sanskrit, an ancient Indian language – also thought to be the mother of not only Indian languages but also modern European languages.It has evolved with the concepts of self and world. According

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