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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.


dabbaguli temple uganiyam 080912



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


Everywhere, though, Nature is making a comeback:


You can see the two storeys here:

dabbaguli temple 080912

The old arches are so graceful:



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


Here's a closeup of Nandi:

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Here's the priest in the new shrine nearby:

80912 KANS trip to Uganiyam


Every year, the festival means huge crowds who come and litter the place volunteers from KANS go to clean up, and spread the message of NO'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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