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சத்யம் வத தர்மம் சர सत्यं वद। घर्मं चर। Sathyam Vada Dharmam Chara (Taittireeya Upanishad)
Jan 5 4 tweets 4 min read
It is #fascinating to read #Hultzsch books on South Indian Inscriptions published by the #ASI in 1899. In volume III, he has written in detail about many temples.

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In chapter one, he has recorded most inscriptions in the #Ukkal #Vishnu #temple called Pūvaṇimāṇikka-Viṣṇugraham, i.e., the temple of ‘Bhuvanamāṇikya’. This word means, 'the ruby of the world'.

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Dec 27, 2022 16 tweets 11 min read
Please watch this enlightening lecture by Dr. #Nagaswamy titled "Lecture on water management in olden days"

Where Appa talks in great detail about the water management by the great #Kopperunchinga #Kadavan chieftain highlighting his #Tamil and #Sanskrit inscriptions.

"பேணு செந்தமிழ்‌ வாழப்‌ பிறந்த காடவ கோப்பெருஞ்சிங்க"

#கோப்பெருஞ்சிங்கன், #காடவன், #செந்தமிழ், #கல்வெட்டு
Dec 10, 2022 8 tweets 6 min read
While adding index to Chapter 11 #Vedic #Courts in Tamil Nadu, the Land of Vedas (#TTLV) authored by my father Dr. #Nagaswamy, I came across this fantastic reference that Appa quotes "Ancient Hindu Judicature" authored by G.R. Rao in the year 1920.

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A must read for every #Indian #Lawyer to understand our #ancient #Indian #Law #Code.

@trramesh, @kalabaski, @jsaideepak, @karthikgnath, @SreeIyer1

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Dec 5, 2022 11 tweets 5 min read
I watched #KantaraMovie today and was thrilled while watching the #Varaha #Worship scenes. Appa had narrated a story where some 20+ years back he travelled with forest rangers deep into the south Canara forest in the middle of the night to see Bhuta worship dance and ritual.

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He took some amazing photographs with his film camera very similar to the visuals in the movie. We are trying to locate those photographs. Will share it soon.

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Oct 12, 2022 9 tweets 6 min read
1. The year was 2000 and Dr. #Nagaswamy travelled frequently to the temple town of Uttaramerūr, near Kāñchipuram.

@kalabaski, @SreeIyer1 2. He was immersed in the remarkable features of this village. Its Village assembly hall had transacted the village administration for over five hundred years which still exists in its original position with all its records.

@kalabaski, @SreeIyer1
Oct 1, 2022 6 tweets 4 min read
1. I am looking for volunteers to edits certain books and articles of Dr. R. #Nagaswamy with editing skills in Tamil, Sanskrit and English. The editing part involves critically checking consistencies, diacritical marks for Tamil and Sanskrit according to international standards. 2. Many articles and books are written in British English and needs checking for grammar. Inline references need to be verified with end of the chapter Notes and References.

@KanchiMatham, @kalabaski