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Sahapedia had organized a heritage walk as part of Madras Week, to the famous Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Mylapore. Conducted by a friendly host Mr S Jayakumar, who is a Carnatic musician trained at Kalakshetra and an independent researcher on the cultural history of South India.  The walk started early in the morning around 7 AM from the East Gopuram entrance to the temple. In many of the Hindu Temples, the presiding deity faces the East side, here…

Dr Kalaignar Karunanidhi, who was five times Chief Minister of the state of Tamil Nadu, Kingmaker, and a well regarded Tamil Writer passed away today…

It is a delightful experience to listen to R Gopu’s talks, he has a knack to make historic subjects extremely interesting – like with his talks on Genghis Khan or about Mamallapuram or காஞ்சி கைலாசநாதர் திருக்கோயில். Today, the voluntary historian gave an introduction to the stone sculptures from Amaravati, which are kept in the Amaravati Gallery of Egmore Museum, Chennai. Amaravati is near present-day Guntur in Andhra Pradesh and is an ancient Buddhist site. Gopu started the…