Gangaikonda Chozhapuram temple built by Rajendra Chola.image

Sivacharyas Tamil Nadu Descendants of Bengali Brahmins


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