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Hindu temples


Consecration of 1000-year-old Thanjavur temple caught in Sanskrit vs Tamil row

January 21, 2020 10:04 pm

"The consecration will be performed in both Tamil and Sanskrit. A committee has been formed on behalf of the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department, they will find an amicable solution," AIADMK Minister for Tamil Culture said.

Athi Varadar: Why this little-known religious event is drawing huge crowds

July 20, 2019 10:59 am

The temple town of Kanchipuram, 72 km from the heart of Chennai, had been gearing up for this festival for quite a few years. The 48-day festival commenced on July 1 and will go on till August 17.

In less than a week, two Hindu temples vandalised in Malaysia

June 10, 2016 5:56 pm

The Sri Dharma Munisverar temple was reported to have been damaged in an incident though the extent of the damage was yet to be ascertained, Deputy Chief Minister Dr P Ramasamy said.

Gods forbid: Temples guarding their gold from government

March 14, 2014 12:49 pm

The World Gold Council estimates there are about 2,000 tonnes of gold locked away in Indian temples.