Eternal Kaveri: Historical Sites Along South India's Greatest River
George Michell, Clare Arni
J.J. Bhabha, 1999 - Art - 124 pages
This volume is dedicated to the history, culture, and mythology of the Kaveri. Along its course of more than 750 kilometers from the Western Ghats to the Bay of Bengal, the river passes by numerous cities and towns with ancient forts and shrines. A selection of these sites appears in this volume, accompanied by superb, specially commissioned illustrations. Each chapter is written by a scholar who has made a particular study of the chosen site or topic.
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The Course of the Kaveri
The Kaveri in Legend and Literature
Tipus Island Fort
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A'la mosque Adikumbheshvara agrahara Airavateshvara temple architecture bank bathing ghat Bay of Bengal Brihadishvara temple British built carved celebrated centre Chola kings Coromandel Coast Daria Daulat dedicated devotees eighteenth century eleventh century enclosure festival flows Ganga gopura Grand Anicut gumbaz Haidar hall Hoysala inscriptions island of Srirangapattana Jambukeshvara temple Karnataka Kaveri delta Keshava temple kilometres kingship Kirtinarayana temple Kodagu Kudamukku Kumbakonam Lal Bagh later linga Madras Madurai Mahamakam tank main shrine Mandapa Maratha metres Muslim Mysore myth Nagapattinam Nageshvara temple Nayaka nearby nineteenth century ninth century palace Panchalingeshvara Pandyas Poompuhar Rajaraja Ranganatha Ranganatha temple region relief religious monuments river goddess river Kaveri royal rulers sacred sanctuary Sangam Sarfoji sculptures seventeenth century Shiva Shiva temple Somnathpur south India Srirangam Srirangam island Sriranganatha temple Srirangapattana Srivaishnavism structures Talakad Talakaveri Tamil Nadu Tanjavur temple complex thirteenth century Tipu Sultan Tipu's Tiruchirappalli town Vaishnava Vibhishana Vijayanagara Vijayanagara-Nayaka Vishnu Vishnuvardhana walls worship