Tag archive for ‘Tamilnadu’
By Editor On Sunday, January 7th, 2018

Handover administration of TN Hindu temples to the Hindus only: Sihvsena | Hindu Existence

In a recent move, state unit of  Shivsena conducted a protest near Chepauk Visitors bungalow in Chennai demanding Tamil Nadu Government to handover the administration of temples to Hindus. As per report, many Hindu More...

By Editor On Monday, November 20th, 2017

Priests brainstorm ways to preserve temples in line with tradition | Times of India

CHENNAI: Any alteration to the structure or artefacts in a temple is traditionally governed by the agama shastra, a collection of ideas that defines the rules for temple worship, rituals and maintenance. However, More...

By Editor On Friday, November 17th, 2017

‘Vacant temple lands could be unlocked for housing the poor’ | The Hindu

CHENNAI: The government lands locked up in slum tenements and vacant temple lands held by the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR&CE) department should be unlocked to provide affordable housing in More...

By Editor On Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Tamil Nadu: 14 ancient Murthis unearthed near Thanjavur | Times Of India

THANJAVUR: A total of 14 ancient Murthis and 7 pedestals, all reportedly to be panchaloha, were unearthed while workers were digging the earth for constructing a sump on part of construction of a temple at a village More...

By Editor On Saturday, July 9th, 2016

Hair worth Rs. 40-lakh stolen from Madurai Mariamman Temple

Hair, worth over Rs. 40 lakh, donated by devotees and stocked in a locked room at the famous Mariamman Temple in Irukkangudi was burgled on Thursday night. The police said that around 70 bags of hair of various More...

Tiruvannamalai, Girirvalam
By Editor On Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Petition · Please do not cut the trees on the Girivalam Path · Change.org

Sir, The proposed widening of the Arunachala Girivalam / Pradakshina road by the Tiruvannamalai administration will lead to an irreplaceable loss of ancient trees, forest lands, sacred groves, and cause considerable More...

Girivalam, Tiruvannamalai
By Editor On Friday, July 1st, 2016

Tiruvannamalai : Opposition to widening of ‘girivalam’ path gathers pace

Activists in Tiruvannamalai opposing the move to widen the girivalam path, have decided to come together to protest against the work. Work has begun for the digging of a hole for a 12-km long drainage line along More...

By Editor On Saturday, June 18th, 2016

Idols in unprotected temples in T.N. easy pickings for smugglers – The Hindu

38,500 sites listed with HR & CE, but only 26,000 idols come under ASI In a State where the temples are seldom managed based on their heritage or historic value, the idols of several temples in far flung districts More...