A Chola dynasty special - Two Day Seminar @ Coimbatore on June 2, 2012
  • Congrats and best wishes Arvind


    A Chola dynasty special

    EVENT Attend a two-day seminar on the grand heritage of the Cholas by
    historians, researchers and writers
    [image: Standing testimony to a glorious eraThe big temple at Thanjavur]
    Standing testimony to a glorious eraThe big temple at Thanjavur

    Rotary Club of Coimbatore Metropolis organises a two-day seminar on the
    great heritage of the Cholas on June 2. Eminent historians, researchers and
    writers will address the gathering on the history of the grand temples
    built by the Chola dynasty, some of which still stand today in all their
    glory. The event will be inaugurated by Swami Sri Dayanadi Saraswathi and
    Dr. R. Nagaswamy will deliver the keynote address on
    Concept-Image-Evolution of Anandathandava Nataraja. The lectures will
    continue till 6 p.m. A valedictory function will be held on June 3 at 4
    p.m. The Chief Guest for the event is Babaji Raja Bonsle, Prince of Tanjore
    and Ravi Sam, Chairman, REACH Foundation.

    *The talks on June 2 include:*

    History of the Cholas by R. Gopu

    Early Chola Temples by Chitra Madhavan

    Shilpa Sastra and its appreciation in Chola Temples by K.P. Umapathy Acharya

    Sacred Bronzes of the Cholas by Avind Venkatraman

    Chidambaram and the Bhakti Movement during the Cholas by Marabin Mainthan

    Concept of Temples in South India by S. Swaminathan

    Brihadeeswarar Temple of Rajaraja Chola and Rajendra Chola by Chitra

    Chola paintings of Brihadeeswarar Temple by Sriraman

    Engineering aspects of the Chola Temples by S. Rajendran

    Darasuram � a marvel of the Cholas by Kudavil Balasubramaniyam

    Artistic Expressions of Chola Miniatures by Sivaramakrishnan

    *The two-day Seminar will be inaugurated on June 2 at the GKD Auditorium,
    GKNM Hospital at 10 a.m and will conclude on June 3. All are welcome. For
    more details call* *98422-51510 or mail rapidcure@gmail.com* .
  • Dear all,

    You may be aware that a two-day srminar on 'The Cholas-Their Great
    Heritage' is being organised by Rotary Club of Coimbatore Metropolis.
    The first day's event went on very nicely. Eminent historian
    Dr.R.Nagaswamy was facilitated and was conferred 'Vocational
    Excellence Award' by Pujya Swami Dayananda Saraswathi. Dr. rendered
    key-note address on 'Concept - Image - Evolution of Anandathandava
    Nataraja'. This was followed by talks & presentations on various
    aspects of contributions of Chola heritage by learned scholars.

    THIS IS MAINLY TO INFORM THAT a new website of the Club, viz.,
    'www.rotarycoimbatoremetropolis.org' was inaugurated by Swamiji today
    and the proceedings of Sunday, the 3rd June, 2012, will be webcast
    LIVE from 10.20 onwards, as announced by them.

    All enthusiasts are invivited to view, enjoy and get benefitted.


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