When the sea suddenly grew boisterous, the Dutch pirates threw the icons into the sea.

Dutch depredations of 1646-1651

by Adiyaron July 6, 2021
What happened to Dutch pirates who tried to loot Tiruchendur Temple in 1648 by Prof. K.A. Nilakanta Sastri, Published in Kalaimagal 1939 p. 412 Photos © 2021 courtesy of Śrī Subrahmanya Swami Devasthanam, Tiruchendur. Reproduction by permission only. Tirumalai, the greatest of the Madura Nayaks, ruled over the South of India between 1623-1659 A.D. The Portuguese were […]