Sri Subrahmanya Swami Devasthanam, Tiruchendur, South India
 

The Dutch adventure of 1648-53

The illustrated story of the Dutch marauders at Tiruchendur in 1648-53

Photos 2012 courtesy of Śrī Subrahmanya Swami Devasthanam, Tiruchendur. Reproduction by permission only.

Dutch and Portuguese fight over pearls Nayakar judge counsels peace Local people fight the Dutch
Dutch and Portuguese fight over pearl trade Nayakar judge counsels peace Local people fight the Dutch
Dutch carry away the icon Shanmukha Dutch throw the icon into the sea Dutch marvel at the miracle
Dutch carry away the icon Shanmukha Dutch throw the icon into the sea Dutch marvel at the miracle
 Vadamalaiappa has a dream He follows the dream's instructions Vadamalaiappa recovers the icon
Vadamalaiappa has a dream He follows the dream's instructions Vadamalaiappa recovers the icon
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