Systematic photo documentation of temples and other heritage

By Desikan Krishnan

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Former photo editor with The Hindu newspaper with a keen interest in heritage and documentation photography.

Has documented the city of Chennai and has just  completed a systematic around 400 temples in the city of Kancheepuram.

The Cholas built hundreds of temples in Thanjavur their capital and Kumbakonam. in the Thanjavur district.

Most of the temples have no photographic evidence. Only the big and more popular temples have been documented.

Quite a few of the temples have dissipated without a trace over the years.

This project aims to record for posterity the existing temples before hey are lost.

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