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On the auspicious occasion of #MahaShivaratri, here's a thread on one of the grandest temples build for Lord Shiva. The Brihadeeshwara temple at Thanjavur.
Built in the early 10th century by the great Raja Raja Chola, the Rajarajeshwaram as it was then called set new architectural standards for Temples to emulate.

We can now say with certainty that its sheer size & grandeur remains unmatched after a 1000 years of its construction.
The Keralantakan Gopuram is one of the 2 Gopurams at the entrance of the Brihadeeshwara temple.

It was built by Raja Raja Chola after be brought a part of the Chera ruled Kerala under his realm.
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On this Auspicious day of #MahaShivaratri i am Posting a Thread on Sacred Bilva Leafs,its Closeness with Lord Shiva and its Medicinal Values
#HarHarMahadev
#ReclaimTemples
1. Can cure diarrhoea, cholera, vitiligo
The presence of tannin in the bael fruit helps in curing diseases like diarrhoea and cholera.The dried powder of the fruit is used to treat chronic diarrhoea. The extract of unripe bael fruit can effectively treat haemorrhoids & vitiligo
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Belur Chennakeshava Temple, built by Hoysala King Vishnuvardhana, proposed to be listed under UNESCO heritage sites.
Hoysaleswara Temple, Halebidu,Karnataka dedicated to Lord Shiva, built during d rule of Hoysala King Vishnuvardhana.
7th century Virupaksha Temple, Hampi dedicated to Lord Shiva, designated as UNESCO world Heritage site.
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