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Chidambaram Travel Guide

Chidambaram maybe a small town in Tamil Nadu, but is high on tourism and is the highlight of the temple circuit because of its famous shrine dedicated to the Dancing Destroyer. The shrine is dedicated to Nataraja, which is the form of the Hindu god Shiva, as he performs the devastating dance of death. Part of the divine trinity that otherwise includes Brahma the Creator and Vishnu the Preserver, it is Lord Shiva on whom is enjoined the task of Apocalypse.

In Chidambaram, you will find a large number of families in the gold and silver ornament making business. The art is passes on from one generation to the next. Most of the artifacts are hand-made and hence are rich in quality and artistry.


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