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Chingleput means something in the history of ancient India. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
India history and geographySource: Wikipedia: India History
1) Chingleput is the ancient name of the present Chengalpattu: located southeast of Kanchipuram in Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu, India. Chengalpattu was formerly a capital of the kings of Vijayanagara (1336–1646 A.D.), after their defeat by the Deccan sultanates at Battle of Talikota in 1565.
2) Chingleput district was a district in the Madras Presidency of British India. It covered the area of the present-day districts of Kanchipuram and Tiruvallur and parts of Chennai city.
Chingleput district was made of eight taluks:
- Chingleput or Chengalpattu-taluk (Headquarters: Chingleput),
- Conjeevaram or Kanchipuram-taluk (Headquarters: Conjeevaram)
- Madurantakam (Headquarters: Madurantakam)
- Ponneri-taluk (Headquarters: Ponneri)
- Saidapet (Headquarters: Saidapet)
- Tiruvallur-taluk (Headquarters: Tiruvallur)
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+6): Kancipura, Purippakkam, Iluppur, Akkarappakkam, Koppur, Kondavakkam, Pakshatirtha, Irumbarai, Guruvayal, Maduravasal, Ramancheri, Nazarethpeṭṭai, Karanai Nizampattu, Vayalanallur, Kilambakkam, Punnappakkam, Amidanallur, Perumudivakkam, Pattaraipperumbudur, Kannavalam.
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Middle Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Temples in Mambakkam < [Chapter II - Temples of Rajaraja I’s Time]
Temples in Tirumukkudal < [Chapter II - Temples of Rajaraja I’s Time]
Temples in Kuvam < [Chapter IV - Temples of Rajendra I’s Time]
Early Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Inscriptional References < [Chapter III - Sundara Chola alias Parantaka II Madurantaka]
Temples in Kilpakkam < [Chapter X - Historical Survey]
Temples in Minjur < [Chapter IV - Temples of Sundara Chola’s Time]
Later Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Appendix < [Chapter XII - Temples of Kulottunga III’s Time]
Temples in Vayalaikkavur < [Chapter XIV - Temples of Rajaraja III’s Time]
Temples in Kanchipuram < [Chapter IV - Temples of Vikrama Chola’s Time]
The history of Andhra country (1000 AD - 1500 AD) (by Yashoda Devi)
Part 11 - The Pallavas of Nellore (A.D. 1050-1300) < [Chapter XII - The Pallavas]
Part 19 - Viragandagopala (A.D. 1243-1253) < [Chapter XII - The Pallavas]
Part 9 - The Saluvas of Tirupati < [Chapter XVIII - The Saluvas]
The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Nayanar 39: Kootruva (Kurruva) < [Volume 4.1.1 - A comparative study of the Shaivite saints the Thiruthondathogai]
Chapter 74 - Thirunelvayil Arathurai or Tirunelvayil Aratturai (Hymn 3) < [Volume 3.6 - Pilgrim’s progress: away from Otriyur and Cankili]
Chapter 4.2 - Dakshinamurti < [Volume 2 - Nampi Arurar and Mythology]
Chaitanya's Life and Teachings (by Krishna-das Kaviraj)