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World Tourism Day 2018

27th September 2018 is celebrated as World Tourism day. In the picture, heritage monuments in Thanjavur that boosts Tamilnadu tourism and also attract tourists from all over the world.  Follow us on Instagram, @princelytanjore #ThanjavurPalace #BrihadeeswararTemple

241st birth anniversary of King Serfoji II (program photographs)

Thanjavurkars (Tanjoreans) paid their tribute to King Serfoji II  Members of Tamilnadu Maratha Association,Thanjavur branch along with Prince Shivaji Rajah Bhosle  paid their tribute to King Serfoji II. TMA members also paid their tribute to Chatrapathi Shivaji Maharaj  Official program photographs   Thanjavur District Collector A.Annadurai and Prince Shivaji Rajah Bhosle paid their tribute to King Serfoji II's marble statue at Art gallery, Thanjavur Palace Complex. Prince Shivaji Rajah Bhosle receiving the first copy of Tmssml publication book associated to Samartha Ramdas swami (spiritual guru of Chatrapathi Shivaji Maharaj) which was released on that special occasion.  Dignitaries posing  with the Tmssml publication books released in the program. Staffs of Tmssml and Art gallery with District Collector and Prince Shivaji Rajah Bhosle at the marble statue of King Serfoji II in Art gallery,Thanjavur Palace complex.  Marathi Pandit of Tmssml

Today 241st birth anniversary of Thanjavur King Serfoji (Sarabhoji) II

Follow us on Instagram, @PrincelyTanjore Scholar king Serfoji II of Thanjavur was born on 24/9/1777. This multifaceted king had contributions and accomplishments in various fields. He is celebrated for his achievements, intellectual skills and literary works. He was the patron of arts, culture, classical dance, drama and music that flourished and encouraged during his reign. Sarasvati Mahal library  is named after him because he himself collected lots of manuscripts from various places and books from many countries and kept in his library.He preserved his library and ancient manuscripts very well. There are many manuscripts in various languages, like in Marathi, Modi (script), Sanskrit, Telugu, Tamil etc some read and many unread in the Thanjavur Maharaja Serfoji's Sarasvati Mahal library (TMSSML) and also books in different languages, like in French,German,Latin etc. He had also contributed alot to Tamil culture and language. He was the patron of Tamil arts and literature

Article in Saakal marathi newspaper about manuscripts digitilization work at Thanjavur Sarasvati Mahal library

Article in  Marathi newspaper (11/9/2018) about the old rare manuscripts in Thanjavur Sarasvati Mahal library.  More than 4 lakh manuscripts in Thanjavur Maharaja Serfoji's Sarasvati Mahal library (TMSSML) has been digitilized and framed.The scanned soft copies are stored in hard disk. It is expected that more rare informations will be revealed from those manuscripts available in TMSSML.  Digitilization is been done with the help of Maharashtra Government and Tamil University,Thanjavur. With the efforts taken by Prince Shivaji Rajah Bhosle., life member in the board of Thanjavur Maharaja Serfoji's Sarasvati Mahal library (TMSSML) the digitilization is been done with the help of the Government. E-paper link 👇 maharashtra/thanjavur-maratha- history-143088 Follow us on Instagram: @PrincelyTanjore