Archive for September, 2017

GANESHA FOR CREATIVITY AND CONSERVATION

by Nanditha Krishna Hon. Director C.P.R. Environmental Education Centre (Adapted from The New Sunday Express, September 29, 2002) Ganesh Chaturthi is Indian creativity at its contemporary best. A celebration that has assumed larger-than-lifeproportions, Ganesha comes in all sizes, shapes, scenarios and colours. The popularity and public celebration was due to the personal effort of Lokamany

CULTURAL TRADITION OF KACHABESWARAR TEMPLE

M.Amirthalingam It is one of the largest and most important temples of Kanchipuram town, the town of a thousand temples.  Kachabeswarar temple is located in the southern corner of Western Raja street at a distance of about one kilometre from the famous Ekambareshwara temple.  The presiding deity of the temple is Lord Shiva, also called Kachabeswarar.  His consort is Soundara