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Enchanting Tamilnadu

It will be a perfect start to begin this topic with a brief introduction about the TAMIL culture & language, before continuing to present you the historical evidence and the hidden treasures of this Tamil soil that have gifted numerous and scientifically tested discoveries to the mankind.

  1. Tamil language is one among the very oldest language that is still alive and in practice in the state of Tamil Nadu and vastly spread across Malaysia, Singapore & Singapore.
  2. Tamil culture is proved as one of the ancient and widely acceptable in the world.
  3. Tamil is the only language that was legally awarded the classical language status.
  4. Tamil Culture & Language were born together, as there is no clue to pinpoint any differences.
  5. Tamil is the first legally recognized Classical Language of India, as formally announced by the then President of India, Dr. Abdul Kalam, in a joint sitting of both houses of Parliament in 2004.
  6. The name ‘Tamil’ is an Anglicized version of the native name, the final letter usually transcribed as the lower ‘l’ or ‘zh’.    
  7. The Tamil’s have started to explore the earth thousands of years ago, as there are traces of evidence of the Tamil inscriptions and sculptures that was discovered from a few places around EGYPT.

Interesting Facts about Tamil Language

  1. Classical Hebrew terms like tuki and ahalat are close to the Tamil words tokai and akil respectively. Although English words like 'sandalwood' and 'rice' are borrowed from the Greek language, their origin, some claim, is in fact Tamil.
  2. Even the minutest of fractions have a place in ‘Tamil’ language. Some interesting examples include the term immi referred to the fraction of 1/320 x 1/7, one-seventh of this fraction termed as anu, one-eleventh of an anu as mummi and one ninth of a mummi as kuNam.

Tamil Nadu Tourism – An Introduction

TEMPLES, TEMPLES & LOTS OF HINDU RELIGIOUS TEMPLES!!! You will never come across thousands of Hindu religious temples in any of the states in India as like Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu is the one and only state where you can find a temple for all forms of GOD & GODESS of the Hindu religion basically that was created and built based on a Hindu myth & strong religion beliefs. The temples stand as a proof of the highly respected religious and cultural values of the Classical status Tamil language. Almost all the major & biggest temples in terms of its size and area were built by the rulers of the state, that were once divided as separate kingdoms of the CHERAS, CHOLAS & PANDYAS.

The temples of Tamil Nadu, attracts Hindu religion pilgrims and visitors from other religion followers within the state of Tamil Nadu and other states of India. In the recent years, there has been a sturdy rise in the number of foreign tourists interested in visiting this southern state of India, to experience and to witness the realities that lie behind the Tamil culture, language, religion and tradition.


ENCHANTING TAMIL NADU!!!

Mantra-of-Tamil Nadu-Tourism

The mantra is being published in all the government’s marketing initiatives to promote and to boost the regional tourists and to exhibit itself as a state of tourism importance and values.

TRAVEL MATRIX, have sets to stand forward and to support the initiatives of the tourism body of the state, to promote the regional pilgrimage and tourist attractions in a passionate way.

The Most Important Religious Pilgrimage & Tourist Attractions to visit in Tamil Nadu...

Brahadeeshwarar Temple
The Lord Brahadeeshwarar Temple
(UNESCO World Heritage Attraction)
www.whc.unesco.org
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Brahadeeshwarar Temple
The Meenakshi Amman Temple
(Nominated for the World 7 Wonders Campaign)
www.maduraimeenakshi.org
www.en.wikipedia.org

Mamallapuram
The Shore Temple of Mamallapuram
(UNESCO World Heritage Attraction)
www.whc.unesco.org
www..en.wikipedia.org
Kanyakumari
Cape Comorin - The Southern Tip of India
www.en.wikipedia.org

Velankanni
Shrine Velankanni - Our Lady of Health
www.vailankannishrine.org
www.en.wikipedia.org
Kodaikanal
Kodaikanal (Princess of Hills)
www.en.wikipedia.org

Ooty
The Nilgiri Mountain Railway Journey
(UNESCO World Heritage Train Journey)
www.whc.unesco.org
www.en.wikipedia.org
 

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The World's First Granite Temple is the Brihadeswara temple at Tanjavur in Tamil Nadu. The shikhara is made from a single ' 80-tonne ' piece of granite. Also, this magnificient temple was built in just five years, (between 1004 AD and 1009 AD) during the reign of Rajaraja Chola.

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