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An old temple...

Nature, to me, doesn't exclude humanity..what's created by humanity, especially in the past, is very fascinating, too. While in the Melagari forests, I went to take a quick look at the old Dabbaguli temple.


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The iron girders that hold up the second storey are seen everywhere...

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Everywhere, though, Nature is making a comeback:

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You can see the two storeys here:

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The old arches are so graceful:

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Of course, there is the mandatory plaque by politicians...

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Here's a closeup of Nandi:

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Here's the priest in the new shrine nearby:

80912 KANS trip to Uganiyam






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Every year, the festival means huge crowds who come and litter the place indescribably...so volunteers from KANS go to clean up, and spread the message of NO LITTER...it's a pity that the same people who seem to revere God seem to have no qualms about littering all of His creation.
Tags: conservation, festivals, heritage, nature, old, photography, tamil, travel, wildlife
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