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14 ‘Vigrahas’ found while digging well in Thanjavur

Raman74

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14 ‘Vigrahas’ found while digging well in Thanjavur

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The ‘Vigrahas’ were taken to Pattukottai taluk office and kept their safely.

Thanjavur: As many as 14 ‘Vigrahas’ made of ‘panchaloha’ (the notion of ‘idol’ is actually a misnomer in Hinduism) were unearthed at a work site at Pazhanchur
near Adirampattinam in Thanjavur district on Saturday.

Workers who were using earth movers to dig a pit for installing a bore-well in the Pazhamalainathaswamy temple in the village stumbled upon the ‘Vigrahas’ at a depth of six fee

 

drsundaram

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very surprising to read this news. God only knows whereelse other and more vigrahas were hidden by whom to be found..........
 

Raman74

Active member
very surprising to read this news. God only knows whereelse other and more vigrahas were hidden by whom to be found..........
Sir,

If time permits, you may please go thro the following sites which are about idols/vigrahas found while digging earth:

I have picked only few sites...... there may be lot.

https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/precious-idols-discovered-digging-well-thanjavur-1084843-2017-11-12

https://indianexpress.com/article/north-east-india/tripura/300-year-old-statue-found-during-excavation-finds-place-in-tripuras-temple-5421914/

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Buddhist-sculptures-found-in-digging-in-Mainpuri-village/articleshow/48781695.cms https://www.financialexpress.com/lifestyle/ancient-statue-of-lord-shivas-bull-nandi-found-near-mysuru/1645808/

https://www.hindustantimes.com/punjab/ancient-vishnu-idol-found-in-tarn-taran/story-WsCY2bMcEkAPya7GObcAnM.html

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/centuries-old-nandi-statues-unearthed-near-mysuru/article28451937.ece

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/ancient-temple-unearthed-just-4-ft-under-a-sugarcane-field/article8347866.ece https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/14-panchaloha-idols-unearthed-at-temple-near-thanjavur/article20228144.ece

https://www.indiatoday.in/magazine/heritage/story/20010618-medieval-hindu-jain-temple-unearthed-in-gujarat-but-gsad-avoids-excavation-work-775032-2001-06-18

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/andhra-pradesh/12-Century-Ganesh-idol-discovered-in-sugar-factory/article11216446.ece
 
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drsundaram

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