King Raja Raja Chola I is one such rarest of rulers in South India who is still remembered even after thousand years of his reign. The regions along the bank of River Cauvery is the Chola base from where the rulers of the great Chola Dynasty emerged and established the great kingdom who have left their footprints strongly in the history in the form of temples, reformation systems and even the life styles of the people in that region. Historians record that the parts of South India had witnessed tremendous advancement across all verticals during the rule of Ancient, Medieval and Later Chola Dynasties. Large number of temples, excellent water management systems, advanced irrigation techniques, infrastructure like road and buildings and mainly preserving, maintaining and improving of the ancient art forms are the milestones of the Chola Kingdom. Out of all the Kings, Raja Raja Chola is the successor in the Game of Thrones who has won the hearts of his citizens and also kept expanding his territories. The fabulous architecture of the temple makes everyone awestruck with its grandeur and it is an engineering miracle that the structure has crossed all the vagaries of time over one thousand years and still standing as a testimony to the craftsmanship of the yesteryears.

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He also constructed several Vishnu temples. Uzhavukkum Undu Varalaru Tamil Edition. Mahinda V was the king of Sinhalese. It is a magnificient haven of architecture, sculpture and paintings. The Indian Ocean in World History. This section needs expansion. Identify These Bollywood Actors. Facts about the architectural marvels, Rajaraja Cholan, wars, etc. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? Before the reign of Raja Raja Chola the Chola coins had on cholsn obverse the tiger emblem and the fish and bow emblems of the Pandya and Chera Dynasties and on the reverse the name of the King.

Described very well about ib great king. The temple survives to this day in its original grandeur. His daja, Rajendra, led thearmy slaughtering Brahmans, women and children, while the army elephants were used for further destruction along the banks of River Tungabhadra.

Apr 12, Muralikrishna Gurunathan rated it it was amazing. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations. The Diary of a Young Girl. Raja Raja Chola I was one of the greatest monarchs in Tamil history. Open Preview See a Problem? He also allowed autonomy to the local units. During the reign of Raja Chola, there was an expansion of the administrative structure leading to the increase in the number of offices and officials in raha Chola records than during earlier periods.

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An Instrument of Imperial Chola Power. Vedic Age to by U. Jan 23, Dinesh Kumar rated it really liked it Shelves: Eventually this pillar was taken from the demolished site and planted at Paalkulathu Amman temple.

Pallippadai ln the Tamil name for sepulchral shrine. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Manager of Publications, Couple of sore points, 1 Author should have included lot of pictures about Chola architecture 2 not sure why Author was trying hard to potray Raja Raja Chola as a reluctant warrior but all available historical information clearly shows him as an ambitious and war mongering King.

One person found this helpful. Privacy Policy Manage Cookies. With no head to oversee Anuradhapura after its ruler was expelled, he annexed northern Ceylon in and destroyed the year old Sinhala capital, declaring Polonnaruwa as the new capital renaming it Jananathamangalam.

The system created by the kind is still been adopted. Raja Raja Chola I. Aug 11, Muthu marked it as to-read. Religious policy Rajaraja followed Saivism but tolerated other creeds.

Next page of related Sponsored Products. Cholas made the city of Polonnaruwa as the capital and renamed it Jananathamangalam. I thought of completing this book with in a week but interesting i have to read about our chola and the way the story had been narrated here, made me to complete this histort a day itself.

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Would you like to see more reviews about this item? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Rajamanickanar Center for Historical Researchhad visited both Paalkulathu Amman Temple and the site at Mudikondan river bed in Udayalur along with his team and conducted the field study and analyzed the inscriptions. Rajaraja created a powerful standing army and a considerable navy.


Rajaraja Chola Biography

I thought of completing this book with in a week but interesting i have to rama about our chola and the way the story had been narrated here, made me to complete this within a day itself. The Chola Navy also had played a major role in the invasion of Sri Lanka. Most importantly, he played a major role in establishing a just administrative system and permitted autonomy to his local princes and lords. A patron of arts and religion, he was also an organizational and political genius.

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