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  • Arunagirinathar verses refer to Mayilapur in 15th century

    Thursday, October 15, 2020 04:52 PM IST, Chennai

    Chennai 2000 Plus Trust brings you verses from Thiruppugazh by saint Arunagirinathar in the 15th century. These verses (two in this the first report) refer to Mayilapur Kapaleeswarar temple at least two centuries before the British came to Chennai

  • Tevaram references from 7th century confirm Chennai is ancient

    Tuesday, October 13, 2020 08:48 PM IST, Chennai

    The Shaivite Nayanmars provide plenty of evidence on ancient Chennai. The Tevaram references from the 7th century confirm that Chennai is truly an ancient city and not 380 years old as falsely claimed by some.

  • Alvars references from 5th century confirm Chennai is ancient

    Tuesday, October 13, 2020 07:36 PM IST, Chennai

    The references by the Alvars to various places in Chennai, visited by them, proves the antiquity of Chennai, and the existence of the places at least from 5th CE. This shows that Chennai is not 380 years old but truly ancient. Bhuthath Alvar, Pey Alvar, Thirumazhisai Alvar and Thirumangai Alvar have visited these place and rendered hymns on them.

  • Velachery was the place where Shiva restored Yama’s Dhandam

    Wednesday, October 07, 2020 09:47 PM IST, Chennai

    Chennai Maadham Chennai Month series: The legend of ancient Dhandeeswarar temple in Velachery, after the fascinating duel between Yama and Markandeya, Yama's Dhandam was taken away by Lord Shiva. Velachery was the place where Shiva restored Yama’s Dhandam.

  • சென்னை மாதம் -- வேதச்சிரேணி எப்படி ஆனது வேளச்சேரி

    Tuesday, October 06, 2020 09:21 PM IST, Chennai

    பழமையான வேளச்சேரியை பற்றிய விவரங்கள் திருவான்மியூர் மருந்தீஸ்வரர் கோயில் தலபுராணத்தில் இடம் பெறுகின்றன. வேதச்சிரேணி இன்று வேளச்சேரி என அழைக்கப்படுகிறது.

  • Kodambakkam is Kodalambakkam, says ancient Tamil literature

    Tuesday, October 06, 2020 08:57 PM IST, Chennai

    The real name of Kodambakkam is Kodalambakkam (Kodal + pakkam)). Kodal is the name of a flower that grew in these parts, as recorded in ancient Tamil literature. The sthalapuranam of the Vengeeswarar temple in Kodambakkam (ancient name Puliyur) provides details of Kodalambakkam, and of Tamil scholars Vageesa Munivar and his guru Paramanandha Munivar, both of whom lived in Kodalambakkam

  • Over 20 inscriptions highlight antiquity of Velachery

    Saturday, October 03, 2020 09:48 PM IST, Chennai

    Velachery is an ancient place, with more than 20 inscriptions from 10th CE itself, more than 1,000 years ago. Chennai 2000 Plus Trust records here the first part of the articles on Velachery as part of the Chennai Maadham (Chennai Month) celebrations

  • TN fast turning into a land of religious bigotry

    Sunday, July 19, 2020 08:52 PM IST, Chennai

    Tamil Nadu fast turning into a land of religious bigotry. What BJP functionaries have not been able to do in the state, a YouTube channel has achieved overnight

  • Chennai 2000 Plus Ithihaasa Paathirangal lecture on Janakar

    Friday, April 17, 2020 08:11 PM IST, Chennai

    Chennai 2000 Plus Trust and Vivekananda Cultural Centre presented Ithihaasa Paathirangal monthly lecture on JANAKAR by Thiru Thiruppur Krishnan on Sunday, March 24, 2019,at Vivekananda Illam (Vivekananda House), near Marina.

  • Lecture on Seethai by Thiruppur Krishnan on Sunday

    Saturday, January 19, 2019 12:09 PM IST, Chennai

    Chennai 2000 Plus Trust and Vivekananda Cultural Centre present Ithihaasa Paathirangal lecture on SEETHAI by Tamil scholar Thiruppur Krishnan at Vivekananda House on Sunday

  • Scintillating dance programme of Aadal Kaaneero by Mylapore Trio

    Saturday, July 07, 2018 05:31 PM IST, Chennai

    The Mylapore Trio – S.Amarnath, S.Surendranath and S.Aparna -- of “Sri Sumukhi Rajasekharan Memorial Foundation”, Mylapore, presented a Classical Dance programme, “Aadal Kaaneero”, at Vengeeshwarar Temple, Vadapalani, Chennai

  • Chennai 2000 Plus Trust special lecture on Poigai Azhvaar

    Saturday, July 07, 2018 11:43 AM IST, Chennai

    Chennai 2000 Plus Trust presented the second part of Poigai Aazhvaar special lecture on January 20, 2016, at Parthasarathy Temple, Thiruvallikeni, by scholar M A Venkatakrishnan. Poigai Aazhvaar is regarded as the first of the Mudhal Aazhvaars.

  • Naadabrahmam, Chennai 2000 Plus organise music festival

    Saturday, July 07, 2018 11:23 AM IST, Chennai

    Naadabrahmam and Chennai 2000 Plus Trust organised a music and dance festival in Chennai from December 28 to 30, 2015, at Sri Ramakrishna Mission Hr Secondary School (South),

  • Special programme on Arunagirinathar at Marundheeswarar temple

    Saturday, July 07, 2018 11:16 AM IST, Chennai

    Chennai 2000 Plus Trust presented a special programme on Arunagirinathar at Marundheeswarar Temple, Thiruvanmiyur on December 23, 2015.

  • How Siva bhakt Ravana met with death despite boons from Siva

    Thursday, July 05, 2018 08:41 PM IST, Chennai

    Chennai 2000 Plus Trust present a special lecture on Siva Bhaktiyum, Ravananum at Vadapalani Sivan Temple (Vengeswarar Koil) on June 4, 2016. The lecture was provided by Thiru Thiruppur Krishnan, Editor, Amudhasurabhi magazine.

  • Talk on special connection between Chennai and sage Agathiyar

    Thursday, July 05, 2018 11:27 AM IST, Chennai

    Chennai 2000 Plus Trust organised a special Talk on Chennai and Agathiyar by writer Thiruppur Krishnan at Marundheeswarar Temple in Thiruvanmiyur

  • Eminent Carnatic vocalist R.Suryaprakash renders Shivrathri Carnatic concert

    Thursday, July 05, 2018 10:40 AM IST, Chennai

    Eminent Carnatic vocalist R.Suryaprakash rendered an excellent Carnatic vocal concert on the occasion of Maasa Shivrathri at Besant Nagar

  • Varshaji presented Sashti programme with Thirugnanasambandar songs

    Sunday, July 01, 2018 08:52 PM IST, Chennai

    Chennai 2000 Plus Trust and Sri Krishna Sweets presented a special Sashti evening at Vadapalani Murugan Temple on February 13, 2016, with a lecture cum music session by Thiru Varshaji (Simham Kumar). The session was devoted to Thirugnanasambandar songs.

  • Schoolgirl Samanvithaa programme on Murugan Avathaaram, Valli Kalyanam

    Sunday, July 31, 2016 11:47 PM IST, Chennai

    A tenth standard, school girl, K S Samanvithaa, presented a discourse on Murugan Avathaaramum, Valli Kalyanamum, at Vadapalani Sivasn Temple (Pulityur Vengeswarar) on May 11, 2016, as part of the Sashti programme organised by Chennai 2000 Plus Trust and Sri Krishna Sweets.

  • Classical music concert on Anjanaeya and Rama at Nanganallur

    Sunday, July 31, 2016 07:19 PM IST, Chennai

    Nanmangalam Sisters Tmt Meena and Tmt Karpagam rendered a Classical music concert on Anjanaeya and Rama at Nanganallur Anjaneyar temple on March 31, 2016. The music concert, organised by Chennai 2000 Plus Trust, was held under the title of Jay Hanuman.

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