Tirumala Nayaka, Thirumalai Nayak, Tirumala Nayak: 1 definition


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Source: Shodhganga: The significance of the mūla-beras (history)

Tirumala Nayaka (AD 1623-1650) or Thirumalai Nayak is the name of a king from the Nayak Dynasty:—The last phase of art in the South was during the time of the Nayaks. Tirumala Nayak (AD 1623-1650) was a renowned patron of art. The most splendid gopura of the South is of the time of his period. In Tanjavur and Kumbakonam, Raghunathanayaka was responsible for excellent architecture and sculpture. This was the last period of art in South India.

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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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