Chithra Madhavan, who has a deep connect with temples and archaeology, took the audience through a journey of sculptural glory and carvings across the centuries and their fading presence.
An author and eminent research scholar in the fields of history and archaeology, Dr. Chithra Madhavan has an academic record steeped in history, finally culminating in her Ph.D. Dr. Chithra is one of India’s leading experts in epigraphy (having been conferred the Junior Fellowship in Epigraphy by the Department of Culture, Government of India for the period 2001-03), with extensive research on the relevance of temple architecture towards current day signs and practices. Over time, she has expanded her base of study from India to Southeast Asia with particular focus on Cambodia.
Dr. Chithra has published a number of books on ancient Indian architecture, epigraphy and inscriptions.
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