Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Silk Tradition of Kanchipuram

The Kanjivaram silk sarees being an inherent part of our traditional occasions is no freaky coincidence. They have their strong roots spreading as far back as 700 years to Vijayanagara Dynasty, when Krishna Deva Raya took over the Kanchi town from the Cholas at the end of the 13th century. Being a scholar, poet and […]

Kanchipuram – Was and Is

According to Wikipedia Kanchipuram, Kanchi, or Kancheepuram (Tamil: காஞ்சிபுரம்) is a temple city and a municipality in Kanchipuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is a temple town and the headquarters of Kanchipuram district. In ancient times it was called Kachi and Kachiampathi. Kanchipuram is located on the Palar river, and known […]