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Hindu Gods & Goddesses 
Images of Gods 
Images of 108 Ganesha - paintings in traditional styles 
The Vedic Gods 
Brahma - The God of Creation 
Vishnu - The God of Maintenance 
Dasavataram 
..Matsyavataram (Form of a fish) 
..Kurmavataram (Form of a tortoise) 
..Varahavataram (Form of a boar) 
..Narasimhavataram (Form of a lion headed man) 
..Vamanavataram (Form of a dwarf) 
..Parasuramavataram 
..Ramavataram 
..Balaramavataram 
..Krishnavataram 
..Kalkiavataram (yet to come) 
Siva - The God of Destruction 
Saraswathi - Goddess of Wisdom - Consort of Lord Brahma 
Lakshmi - Goddess of Wealth - Consort of Lord Vishnu 
Parvathi - Goddess Sakthi - Consort of Lord Shiva 
Ganesha - Son of Shiva & Parvathi 
..Stories on Lord Ganesha 
..Story of Gajamugasuran 
..Story of Agasthyar - Cauvery 
..Story of Ravana - Aathma Lingam 
..Story-Vinayagar wrote the Bharatham 
..Story of Vakradhunda Vinayagar 
Anjaneya 
Navagrahams 
..Surya Bhagavan 
..Chandra Bhagavan 
..Chevvai Bhagavan 
..Buda Bhagavan 
..Guru Bhagavan 
..Sukra Bhagavan 
..Sani Bhagavan 
..Rahu Bhagavan 
..Kethu Bhagavan 
Rudraksham 

Hinduism - Introduction - Article by Venkat 
English rendering of Aaditya Hridayam the Mantra for Victory in life - by Venkat 
HINDUISM - Article by M.P. Bhattathiry 
HAPPINESS - Article by M.P. Bhattathiry 
Shaivism Home Page http://www.shaivam.org

 
Temples 
Classification of Hindu Temples 
About some of the temples in India 
Temple listing regionwise   
Siva Temples 
Vishnu Temples 
108 Vaishnava Divya Sthalangal - Perumal 
Sakthi Temples 
Temples for other deities 
Temple drawings - pen & ink drawings by S.Kanthan 
 
Music 
Carnatic Music 
Learning Carnatic Music 
Thyagaraja Aradhana 
Guruguhanjali - Annual Series 
Profiles of Artistes, Composers, Musicologists 
Dictionary of Musical Terms - Some Prominent Terms in Musical Parlance 
Lakshanagrandhas - A listing of literature on music and dance 
Music Instruments 
Musings on Music by Shri S.Rajam 
Harikesanjali  
Article from Shri Karaikudi Mani's Layamani Layam 
Ludwig Pesch on South Indian (Carnatic) Music 
Music Institutions 
Music Season - http://www.net-shoppers.com/musicseason 
e-learning - http://www.carnaticstudent.org
 
Dance 
Classical Indian Dances 
Various dance forms of India 
Gestures used in Bharatanatyam 
Names of Head, Neck, Eyes & Hand Gestures used in Bharatanatyam 
"A Dancer on Dance' by V.P.Dhananjayan 
Dance costumes 
Jewels & other items for decoration 
Dance Institutions 
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http://www.arangham.com 
http://www.bharatakalaanjali.org 
http://www.ektaacenter.org 
http://www.lasya.org 
http://www.narthaki.com 
http://www.prakritifoundation.com 
http://www.sangeethabalasingam.com  
http://www.shantalashivalingappa.com 
http://www.theotherfestival.com
 
Indian Architecture 
Stambhas 
Stupas 
Chaityas & Viharas - Buddhist rock-cut structures 
Jaina & Hindu rock-cut architecture 
Hoysala Architecture 
Mughal architecture - Taj Mahal 
Dakshin Chitra - a unique Heritage Centre
 
Arts & Crafts 
Paintings 
Ajanta murals 
Miniature Paintings 
Tanjore Painting 
Madhubani Painting - Bihar 
Kalamkari Painting - Kalahasti, Masulipatnam, Andhra Pradesh 
Kalamkari Unit in Kalakshetra 
Pithoro Painting - Gujarat 
Paintings by Raja Ravi Varma 
Contemporrary works - sketches of sculptures, paintings done in Indian styles  

Sculptures 
Rock-cut architecture 
Sculptural details - Natarajar temple chariot, Chidambaram    
Sculptural details - Brihadeeswarar Temple, Thanjavur 
Sculptures in 1000 pillared Hall, Meenakshi Amman Temple, Madurai 
Metal Sculptures

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