Thursday, October 21, 2010

Kapaleeshwarar Temple

tower of kapaleeshwarar temple, chennai - an example of dravidian architecture
Temple is Dravidian architecture with a giant gopuram at two entrances
kapalesshwarar temple complex with many smaller shrines
The temples were built 300-400 years ago

ther or chariot in kapaleeshwarar temple in chennai
Chariot used to parade idols of Kapaleeshwarar & Karpagambal
detail of sculptures in the tower or gopural of kapaleeshwarar temple
Kapaleeswarar Temple
man preparing garlands in kapaleeshwarar temple, chennai
Preparing flowers for the 9 day-long Panguni Peruvizha (Spring festival)
corridors and hall of lapaleeshwarar temple
Place to relax before visiting the shrines
hindu priests performing puja in kapaleeshawarar temple
Prayers are chanted over and over
the temple tank of kapaleeshwarar, mylapore, chennai Kapaleeshwarar Temple Tank

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