Illustrated book on Srivilliputtur: history, temples, the arts and more

A book on Srivilliputtur edited by Dr. Chithra Madhavan, historian, has recently been published and is on sale locally.

It contains articles by well-known authors on various aspects of the ancient temples of
Vatapatrashayee and Andal-Rangamannar.

Says Dr. Chithra Madhavan, who is a resident of R. A. Puram, “History, architecture, sculpture, inscriptions, festivals, literature, music, prasadams, Arayar Sevai, Yakshagana and many more aspects of the temples in
Srivilliputtur have been dealt with in detail in this book.”

There is also a short article on the Vaidyanatha Svami temple in this town.

This book is profusely illustrated with numerous colour photographs.

The writers who have contributed to the book are Dr Prema Nandakumar, V. Sriram, Rakesh Raghunathan, Asha Krishnakumar, G. Sankara Narayanan and Chithra Madhavan.

This book, priced at Rs.900 has been published by Universal Publishing, 69, Royapettah High Road,
142 IOA Complex, Chennai -600 014. Phone : 98407 89096. Copies are on sale at the publisher’s place.

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