Hero and Sati Stosnes in Trichirappalli District: Historical Analyses



Hero stones are the stones provided for the who sacrifice their life. Sati stones are the stone provided for females who sacrificed their life specific purpose especially for chastity and purity. This group also includes persons who were killed by injustice and hence were worshiped in order to save the illegal from their theTamil poetry. Tolkapiyam gives and celebrate description in six stages in the planting of such a stone. In this time these Nadukals became Ayyanar Shrines other warrior goods includes Maduraiveeran who lived near Madurai. Kaathavarayan who live near Tanjore and Annamar swamigal who lived near Karur.       The “aachani amman” temple at Poilachi was build to workship young girl who was killed by a Kongu king who was along with their husbands funerals pyre as part of the “Sathi or Sati. In general sati stones have note become  part of the 21 Sub-deities of Ayyanar any person who stood for valiantidy justice or lost life for the cause of have become part of hero stone workship. Tamil Nadu was famous for its herico dead there are immeumerable references as to have heroes fought in the battle filed. People worshiped heroes cult. Thye erected hero stone in memory of the great valour of the heroes. Hero stone are found in TamilNadu in taroge large numbers. Especially in the Sangam region of North Arc of district and in the Dharmapuri District we meet with hundreds of hero Stone. [1]

There are numerable references as to how the heroes fought in the battle field. What there main aim was how they felt to die and what means of disposal of the dead body. To analyses the Antiquity of Tiruchirappalli one has to study thoroughly the geological factors which shaped the testing of Tiruchirappallai. The present geographical features. Perhaps may give some scope to the study of per – history.The geology   of Tiruchirappalli little was known before the geological survey of India’s work in 1857.the greater part of the area is occupied by metamorphic rocks. These were five types such as Cuddlier sand stones, The Ariyalur, groups, the Tiruchirappalli plant beds plant remains and other Possible.[2]

[1] K.Rajan south Indian Memorial stones.Manoo ,pathippakkamThanjavur 2000.

[2] Nadana Kasinathan, Hero Stones in Tamilnadu, Arun publication, madras,1978.P.I

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