History[[1]], the “Village of the Incline”, became the name of a village near the temple.

[[1]], the “Village of the Incline”, became the name of a village near the temple.


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    Charupallama the “Village of the Incline”, became the name of a village near the temple.
    At Thanjavur, the Rajarajeshvara temple had the tallest shikhara amongst temples of its time. It was not easy to construct because there were no cranes in those days and the 90-tonne stone for the top of the shikhara was too heavy to lift manually.  An inclined path was built by the architects to the top of the temple, placed the boulder on rollers, and rolled it to the top. More than 4 km away the path started so that it would not be too steep. After the construction the path was. Charupallama, the “Village of the Incline”, became the name of a village near the temple.
      
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