After subduing the south Karikala went on an expedition to the north and engraved his tiger emblem in the Himalayas. The king of the great Vajra whose sway extended as far as the roaring sea (in the east), gave him a pearl canopy as a tribute while the king of Magadha famous for his sword-play
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He brought Ganga Water and had an Abhishek performed for Siva in Thiruloki temple on the southern bank of River Kollidam.
He also performed Tharapana,Religious rite for the dead, for those Dead ( who had no children).He was the King who gave lands and houses to Brahmins in Chera Kingdom, with a stipulation that he shall seize the gifts back the day he does not see smoke from Homa, Religious Rite Fire!
Sivacharyas were brought from Bengal by Rajendra Chola son of Rajaraja Chola,after his expedition to North India. He defeated most kings of North India and brought Ganga Water and performed Abhishek for Siva at Thiruloki, Tamil Nadu
Chola Royal Insignia and Coins.