Chennai – Mahabalipuram & Kanchipuran
Sri Ekambaranathar temple
Shiva made of flowers
Elephant and other creatures carved in granite
The Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception
Gandhi statue at Pondicherry
Auroville, City of Dawn
Matrimandir, Auroville’s spiritual heart.
Statue of Nandi (Shiva’s sacred bull)
Inside the temple
Gajasamhara – Siva (Stone) . Siva is the slayer of the demon elephant.
Inside the gallery
Bhikshatana-Siva. Siva as a naked beggar moving forward on the firmly placed left foot.
Rock Fort Temple
Climbing up the Rock Fort temple
View from the Rock Fort Temple
View from the Temple
On the way to the Sri Raganathaswamy Temple
Lord Vishnu in his reclining position
Entering the temple
One of the 21 Gopurams (towers)
Kamasutra in time of war
Old silos to store rice and grains.
Hall of 100 Pillars. Showing the battle between the Hindus and the Muslims
Entrance Hall at the Tirumalai Nayak Palace
Lion and Makara (crocodile-elephant creature) sculptures.
Nayak Ruler Throne
At the gardens of the Brunton Boatyard Hotel.
Brunton Boatyard Hotel
Swimming by the Arabian Sea
Chinese fishing net
Delicious temple food
Vasco de Gama
Allepey, Backwaters of Kerala
At Allepey waiting for our Houseboat
With our crew at the houseboat
Canoe ride along a canal
Leonardo Da Vinci is everywhere!
Back to the harbour
Manifestation in the streets.
A quick stop in the way to Periyar
Early in the morning by the artificial lake Periyar.
Boat ride around the artificial Lake Periyar
Getting ready for Christmas evening
Santa in coming
Hindu Christmas pudding.
Christmas Evening at the Spice Village in Periyar.
Singing Christmas carol in English and Hindi
At the Elephant Junction in Thekaddy
Elephant Junction at Thekkady, Periyar
Bathing the elephant