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Descent of the Ganges at Mahabalipuram, in the Tamil Nadu state India, is one of a group of monuments that were designated as a World Heritage Site since 1984.[1] Measuring 96 feet (29 m) long by 43 feet (13 m) high, it is a giant open-air relief carved of the a monolithic rock. The monuments and sanctuaries were built by the Pallava kings in the 7th and 8th centuries.

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Infographic of Tamil Language: for the ones who want to start to learn this beautiful language!

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#Kanyakumari, #India. Kanyakumari, formerly known as Cape Comorin, is a town in Kanyakumari District in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. Kanyakumari lies at the southernmost tip of mainland India

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Large verandas, pillared passages and rooms that can fit a thousand people are commonly found in the traditional mansions of Chettinad. Photo: Dinodia Photo

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The CHOLA DYNASTY (Tamil: சோழர்) was one of the longest-ruling dynasties in the history of southern India. The earliest datable references to this Tamil dynasty are in inscriptions from the 3rd century BCE left by Asoka, of the Maurya Empire. As one of the Three Crowned Kings, the dynasty continued to govern over varying territory until the 13th century CE.

Shiva as the Cosmic Pillar India, Tamil Nadu, early 12th century Sculpture Granulite with traces of paint

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Tamil Nadu is a state in South India well known for its Temples and architecture, food, movies and classical dance and music. This province has been the home of the Tamils since at least 500 BC. The languages spoken here are mainly 'Tamil' (also written as 'Thamizh') and English in the large cities. Its main language Tamil has been in use in inscriptions and literature for 1500-2000 years. Its metro capital is Chennai. Tamil Nadu is homeland to various natural resources, magnificent Hindu…

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State of Tamil Nadu, India | A Toda woman wears a traditional poothukuli, the Toda native dress. The Toda are considered one of the earliest (Dravidian) tribes of India. | © Lindsay Hebberd/Corbis

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Tamil Alphabet (Dravidian language spoken mainly in Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka), descended from Brahmi script

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