People, Planets and the Sun: Surya Puja in Tamil Nadu, South India

Author: J. McKim Malville and R. N. Swaminathan
Abstract: This paper analyses architectural alignments and reports the results of interviews with priests and lay persons at those temples in the Tanjore district of Tamil Nadu in which sunlight of the rising or setting sun enters the sanctum, primarily near equin
Publication: Cosmos and Culture Vol 2 No 1 Spring/Summer 1998 3 – 15

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