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Name  Kudavayil Balasubramanian

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Kudavayil Balasubramanian is one of the leading archaeologists of Tamil Nadu. He is former curator and publication manager at Saraswathi Mahal Library located at Tanjore. He is accredited with discovering more than 100 inscriptions, coins, copper plates, sculptures and paintings which are now placed in museums and temples in the state.


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Personal life

He was born in Kuduvayil (officially known as Kuduvasal) village in Tiruvarur district. He did his graduation in Zoology and in post graduation he switched to history because of his interest in history.


He has written number of books in Tamil about History especially about Tanjore big temple and Tiruvarur Big Temple. His noted works are

  • Rajarajechcharam (Tamil: தஞ்சாவூர்-இராசராசேச்சரம்)
  • Tiruvarur Temple (Tamil: திருவாரூர் திருக்கோயில்)
  • Darasuram Iravatheswarar Temple (Tamil: தாராசுரம் ஐராவதீசுவரர் திருக்கோயில்-இராசராசேச்சரம்)
  • Thanjavur (Tamil: தஞ்சாவூர்)
  • History of Thanjavur Nayaks (Tamil: தஞ்சாவூர் நாயக்கர் வரலாறு)
  • Nandhipuram, Pallava capital in Chola country (Tamil: நந்திபுரம்)
  • Compilation of articles in archaeology and history(Tamil: கபிலக்கல்)
  • Kudamuzha, a percussion instrument with five faces(Tamil: குடமுழா)
  • Study of Gopura art (Tamil: கோபுரக்கலை மரபு)
  • References

    Kudavayil Balasubramanian Wikipedia