Friday, 11 May 2012

Kanchipuram silk sarees

    Kancheepuram silk Saree is  the most superior silk saree  in the world.  It is  double warped and double weft. the  The Jari in the motifs is incorporated by dipping the silk thread into liquid gold and silver. This enhances the beauty and the value of the silk saree.
   (Kancheepuram Sarees are also known as Kanchipuram and Kancheevaram and sometimes Kanchivaram Sarees)

Wednesday, 2 May 2012

Kanchipuram, kanchipuram district introduction


                Kanchipuram, the temple town is the district headquarters of Kanchipuram District. Kanchipuram is called city of thousand temples. Kanchipuram was the capital of the Pallavas during the 7th - 9th centuries. Kanchipuram is famous for hand-woven silk fabrics and saris.Highest quality silk and pure gold thread is used  for weaving.

                              Kanchipuram district is situated on the north-eastern coast of Tamil Nadu, adjacent Chennai city. It is bounded in the west by Vellore and Thiruvannamalai district, in the north by Thiruvallur district and Chennai district, in the south by Villupuram district, in the east by Bay of Bengal. It lies between 11° 00' to 12° 00' North latitudes and 77° 28' to 78° 50' East longitudes. 

          


Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Some temples in kanchipuram



Some Temples in kanchipuram

1.katchesvara koil
2.kamachi Amman Koil
3 Thirukalvanur
4. Kowsikesvarar
5.Makalisvarar
6.ulakalanda Perumal
7.Thiruneerakam
8 Tirukaaragam
9 Thirukarvaanam
10. Sadurpuja Anjaneyyar
11.Abirameesvara perumal
12 Ammarewvara perumal  koil
13. kumarakootam Koil 
14.Sri Pondavadura  Koil
15 Surakaraswara Perumal Koil
16.Ramanatheswarar Temple
17.Ekambaranathar Temple
18. Onakaandeswarar Temple
19.Thirumelthaliwarar temple

and list continues...