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Posts tagged “Chamundeshwari Temple

The Chamundi Hills

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High in the hills sits the Chamundeshwari Temple, dedicated to the Parvati, consort of Lord Siva.

It is Mysore’s most important temple.

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The place was bustling with devotees.
Having experienced the long queues of Nanjangud, we opted to pay a higher entrance fee.
This fast-tracked our transit through to heart of the temple:
The business class option for spiritual tourists. 

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By now we were seasoned temple travellers.
But receiving darshan without first waiting in long, slow-moving queues somehow detracted from the experience.

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The women selling temple offerings

And a religious procession 

Dazzled us with their beautiful colours.

But often it’s the small things which capture our focus.

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