Polymath’s timeless search

Painting is his passion; architecture is his admiration; literature is his childhood love and history gives him happiness. Meet 33-year-old Madhusudhanan Kalaichelvan—primarily an architect—who is always in demand for weekend tours, lectures and demonstrations on Indian culture and temples.

In September, he presented a talk, ‘Sacred Landscapes of Madras’ for Spirit of the Earth—an initiative of AIM for Seva in Chennai to enlighten the audience about rare and lesser-known facts about Thiruvorriyur, Thiruvallikeni, Thirumylai and Thiruvanmiyur, at Mylapore in Chennai.

“Saiva poet Sambandar has sung about women of Mylapore using a traditional rice called Otrai Puzhangal. There is a growing demand for such unknown facts on historic places..................Read more


Source: The New Indian Express

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