Tanjavur, Tañjāvur: 1 definition

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Tanjavur 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.

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Source: Knowledge Traditions & Practices of India: Architecture (1): Early and Classical Architecture (h)

Tanjavur (Tamil Nadu).—The great temples of the Colas at Tanjavur, Gangaikondacholapuram, Darasuram and Tribhuvanam are standing examples of the height temple architecture of south India had reached. The vimānas are very tall in these four temples. In addition to these grand temples, the Colas constructed numerous others of varying sizes in almost every town and village across their vast empire.

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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.

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