The Kapaleeswarar temple is a Hindu shrine, dedicated to the God Shiva, keeps a watchful eye over the city of Chennai

The Kapaleeswarar temple is a Hindu shrine, dedicated to the God Shiva, keeps a watchful eye over the city of Chennai

Mahabalipuram: 1005 year old ancient Hindu Temples - India - Still in use. Probably the only religion/culture which has maintained its sacred Hindu thread since ancient times.

Mahabalipuram: 1005 year old ancient Hindu Temples - India - Still in use. Probably the only religion/culture which has maintained its sacred Hindu thread since ancient times.

Descent of the Ganges at Mahabalipuram, in the Tamil Nadu state India, is one of a group of monuments that were designated as a World Heritage Site since 1984.[1] Measuring 96 feet (29 m) long by 43 feet (13 m) high, it is a giant open-air relief carved of the a monolithic rock. The monuments and sanctuaries were built by the Pallava kings in the 7th and 8th centuries.

Descent of the Ganges at Mahabalipuram, in the Tamil Nadu state India, is one of a group of monuments that were designated as a World Heritage Site since 1984.[1] Measuring 96 feet (29 m) long by 43 feet (13 m) high, it is a giant open-air relief carved of the a monolithic rock. The monuments and sanctuaries were built by the Pallava kings in the 7th and 8th centuries.

https://flic.kr/p/rteqS4 | 5055 - Thirubhuvanam Temple Series 04 | Thirubhuvanam (திருபுவனம்) Temple is near Kumbakonam,Tamilnadu and it was built by King Kulothunga. This is another architectural temple of Great Cholas. The temple at Thanjavur, Gangai Konda Cholapuram and Darasuram are other  contributions of cholas.  The main deity of the temple is Shiva lingam in the form of Kampaheswarar. There is a separate shrine for Sarabeswarar ( சரபேஸ்வரர் ) a fusion of man, eagle and lion - the…

https://flic.kr/p/rteqS4 | 5055 - Thirubhuvanam Temple Series 04 | Thirubhuvanam (திருபுவனம்) Temple is near Kumbakonam,Tamilnadu and it was built by King Kulothunga. This is another architectural temple of Great Cholas. The temple at Thanjavur, Gangai Konda Cholapuram and Darasuram are other contributions of cholas. The main deity of the temple is Shiva lingam in the form of Kampaheswarar. There is a separate shrine for Sarabeswarar ( சரபேஸ்வரர் ) a fusion of man, eagle and lion - the…

https://flic.kr/p/w1mQYC | Shore Temple, Mahabalipuram, 2013 | www.maheshb.com

https://flic.kr/p/w1mQYC | Shore Temple, Mahabalipuram, 2013 | www.maheshb.com

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