296

296: Identify and connect. (The two photographs are of the same temple and can be considered as one entity.)

295: The Manikodi writers – Tamil literary magazine Manikodi spawned a generation of writing talent which was known by this adage. Writers featured in the visual – Pudumai Pithan, La Sa Ra, Si Su Chellappa and Ku Azhagirisamy.

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13 responses to “296

  1. Airavata – Irrawady river is named after Iravati – mother of Airavata. The visuals are of Airavateshwara temple.

  2. Airavat is the connect.

    Irrawady river gets its name from Iravati/Airavat

    The temple at Darasuram has Airavateshwara (Shiva) worshipped & also has a legend associated with Indra’s Airavat

  3. Airavateshwara temple at Darasuram and the Irrawaddy river in Myanmar. Connect being Airavata.

  4. The Irrawaddy River is named after the granddaughter of Kashyapa, Iravati, who is also the mother of Airavata. The Airavateshwara Temple at Darasuram, a UN World Heritage Site, was built where Airavata worshipped the lingam.

  5. C.S.ABHILASH

    SIMPLE connect is airaavatham(the vehicle of lord Indra)
    burma,irrawady river named after airaavatham
    pics of Airavatesvara temple after the elephant of Indra.

  6. Burma & Gangai Konda Cholapuram – Rajendra Chola conquered the Ganges which allowed the cholas to expedite to Burma through land, which was not possible before. Gangai Konda Cholapuram was a city built by Rajendra Chola to show his achievement of conquering the Ganges.

  7. N.Venkatesh

    THE LAST 2 PICS ARE OF BRAHADEESHWARA TEMPLE IN THANJAVUR (WHERE THE SHADOW IMAGE WONT FALL ON GROUND) & THE 1ST PIC MAY BE SHOWING THE ROUTE FROM WHERE THAT STONE HAS BEEN BROUGHT.

  8. Irrawaddy River and Airavateswarar Temple – getting its name from Airavat elephant.

  9. The Irrawaddy river and the Airavateshwara temple, connection being the white elephant, Airavata.

  10. Nishanth Raman

    Ayeyarwady River and the Airavateshwarar temple in Darasuram.

    Connect – Airavata

  11. the temple is dharasuram temple : Airavateswarar temple built by Raja Raja chozhan . he also built Gangai konda Cholapuram temple . the first pic shows the area flourished by the Ganga in Myanmar . the connect is : gangai konda cholapuram :)

  12. malcaluffin

    the river is irrawady…the temple is the airavateeswarar temple at darasuram…both purport to airavata, the vahana of indra.

  13. Irawatheswar Temple in Darasuram.
    Map is that of the Irrawaddy River

    Connect Irwathy Indra’s White Elephant