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Dr. Rukmani Vathanam

Professor Emeritus
Contact Details
 Degree  University  Year
 M.A.  University of Madras  1978
 M.Phil.  University of Madras  1981
 B.Ed.  Annamalai University  1983
 Ph.D.  University of Madras  1998
Title of the Ph.D. Thesis: Sri Agneeswarar Temple  at Thirupughalur – A Study
Title of the M.Phil. DissertationHistory of Madras Raj Bhavan
Date of Joining the College: 19 November, 1984
Areas of Interest
  • Ancient History
  • Archaeology
  1. "Saraswathi Worship in Tamilnadu",   'Kalvettu’ - Journal of State Department of Archaeology (Quarterly) No.142003, pp 45-46
  2. "Temple Endowments : Agneeswarar temple at tirupugalur " , Journal of Indian History and Culture Issue No X, 2003.p.53
  3. "Pujas in Agneeswarar Temple – Thiruppugalur", National Seminar at Annamalai University March 2-3, 2005.
  4. "Historical background of Thiruppugalur as gleaned from the inscriptions of  Agneeswarar temple", proceedings of Tamilnadu History Congress 30 Sept – 2 oct 2005.
  5. "Architectural features of the two main shrines of the temple of Agneeswarar at Thiruppugalur" , International Seminar at Erode Feb 2006
  6. "Nineth Thirumarai – Gandaradhithar Mayilam Parimalavel", Tamil Research Centre and Meenakshi College for Women 2006.
  7. "Iyyadigal Kadavarkone Nayanar ; Kshetra Thiruvanba", Alpha D.T., Educational Trust and Parimalalvel Tamil Research Centre, Pondichery 21.07.2007.
  8. "Veemeesvarar Temple at Serappanancheri - a study", Published in ‘Kalvettu’_77 th issue, State Department of Archeology, April 2009
  9. "Vishnu Temples in Nannilam Taluq with special reference to Kirupasamuthra Perumal  Temple a study", Sirupuliyur
  1. Best Lions Club's International Secretary award