Tanjore; 1 Definition(s)

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Tanjore 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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Tanjore painting.—The artists of Vijayanagara turned up in two great courts of late medieval India and created a new genre of painting, inspired by the great Vijayanagara traditions. Tanjore paintings are of popular Hindu deities and scenes from Hindu epics.

Source: Knowledge Traditions & Practices of India: Painting: A Survey (h)
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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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