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Kanchipuram

Known as the "golden city," Kanchipuram is located in India's state of Tamil Nadu. Considered an important and sacred Hindu city, it is home to over 100 Hindu temples. Several Dravidian style temples, built between the 3rd and 8th centuries, when the city was the capital of the Pallava empire and a center of Brahmanical and Buddhist culture, still survive there. Today, the city is famous for its high-quality silk saris. According to legend, how did the city get its name? More...
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Kanchipuram
Known as the "golden city," Kanchipuram is located in India's state of Tamil Nadu. Considered an important and sacred Hindu city, it is home to over 100 Hindu temples. Several Dravidian style temples, built between the 3rd and 8th centuries, when the city was the capital of the Pallava empire and a center of Brahmanical and Buddhist culture, still survive there. Today, the city is famous for its high-quality silk saris.
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Kanchipuram
- Hindus regard the city to be one of the seven holy cities in India.
- This a focal city for followers of both Jainism and Buddhism.
- The city was believed to be established about 150 BCE.

Jainism (by the way)
- It is an ancient Indian religion and the followers are called Jains
- The main religion premisses are: non-violence / many-sided reality / non-attachment / asceticism
- Followers accept five main vows: non-violence / truth / not stealing / celibacy / non-attachment

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