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Posts tagged “Hindu temple

Time At The Temple: Part 3

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Temple musicians

Picture taken in Fort Cochin


Time At The Temple

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A boy sits in his temple’s doorway

Picture taken in Fort Cochin


Marking Boundaries

“Our feet had stood within thy courts..”
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Picture of a Hindu temple’s boundary wall taken in Cochin.


The Colour Purple – Amongst Others…

Today I came across a small Hindu temple, whose caretakers were an elderly Muslim couple.
Such gentle and unostentatious tolerance of different faith traditions,
in a country whose communal violence often descends into almost unimaginable carnage,
could probably only happen in Kerala.
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Picture taken in a small Hindu temple in Cochin.


The Temple At Twilight

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In central and southern Kerala, non-Hindus are not allowed to enter Hindu temples.

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But we can glimpse their exotic beauty from the temple gates.

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