Tiruchengode, Tiruchengodu: 2 definitions


Tiruchengode means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

In Hinduism

Vastushastra (architecture)

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Source: Shodhganga: Temples of Salem region Up to 1336 AD

Tiruchengodu, is a town situated in the modem Namakkal district. It is a taluk head quarter. This is situated about 40 kms from Salem. This place is famous for the temple of Ardhanārīśvara, situated on a hillock, facing west, in the heart of the town.

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Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.

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India history and geogprahy

Source: Shodhganga: Temple management in the Āgamas (history)

Tiruchengode (तिरुछेन्गोदे)  or Tirucceṅgoḍu is the name of an village famous for ancient inscriptions.—Some of the oldest temples of India can be found in the south. The temple of Tirucceṅgoḍu has inscriptions from Parāntaka I (907-955 CE), as does the temple in Tiruvoṛṛiyūr.

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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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