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Temples in Chidambaram

The Temples in Chidambaram includes some of the unique temples that bear the glory of the ancient Indian past. These temples are not only unique in their own ways but have an additional advantage of being the remarkable Dravidian architectural platform in which they have gained the prestige to be the most splendid architectural style in India.

Mostly the South Indian Temples display a rare Dravidian architectural style and are the most unique for their exquisite architectural style. They are the emblems of antiquity and display talent and skills beyond measure.

The temples of Chidambaram display the antiquity of Indian cultures and are just superb, they would not only lure the religious public but are also capable of drawing the more artistically inclined as well. The Temples of Chidambaram reflects the rich cultural and religious heritage of the Indians.

There are also numerous festivals held during the important Pujas of the year. In those festivals dance, drama and music concerts are held and they again reflect the rich Indian culture and heritage. Chidambaram thus reflects the assimilation of diverse traditions over the centuries that have flown past with the ravages of time the temples at Chidambaram are the best testimonials of the glorious historical past of the country.

  • Nataraja Temple: The most important temple of Chidambaram is the Nataraja Temple. This is the temple at Chidambaram that has been dedicated to Lord Chidambaram and there is an important legend associated it.
  • Chidambaram Kapaleeswarar: According to the legend the Cosmic Dance of Lord Shiva which involves the dance of the god with his wife’s body after her death is the most well known. The other most important temple at Chidambaram is Chidambaram Kapaleeswarar. This temple has been dedicated to Lord Shiva and the same ancient Mythology related to the cosmic dance of Lord Shiva is associated with this temple.


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