Royal Women’s Contribution to Temples During the Imperial Chola Period

  • N Asha Devi Assistant Professor in History, E.M.G. Yadava Women’s College, Tamil Nadu, Madurai
Keywords: Cholas, contribution, royal women, patronage, donate


During the period of imperial Chola. Women enjoyed a high status in the society. There was no restraints in their social life and activities. They showed keen interest in various social activities and patronised various kinds of art1. These works express the bakthi of women of those periods. They involved in the promotion of religion, particularly Saivism Religion and demonstrated their rights and mighty position in exercising their sacred and charitable activities in temples. This paper “Royal Women’s Contribution to Temples during the imperial Chola Period” deals the sacred activities carried on by the Queen’s of imperial Chola.

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