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The sacred bull

Posted by
Devi (Chennai, India) on 29 September 2017 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

Inside the Temple facing the sanctum

SONY DSC-HX100V 1/30 second F/2.8 ISO 400 5 mm

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Fine statue. Religions are different and everyone deserves respect from others. Only then can we live in peace.

29 Sep 2017 5:32am

@Jypyä Pop: You are absolutely right Jypya :)))

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifique statue, belle texture.

29 Sep 2017 5:39am

@tataray: Merci beaucoup tataray :)

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

I can feel the 'oneness' in this . . everything belongs just as it is.

29 Sep 2017 6:48am

@Ronnie 2¢: I appreciate this comment Ronnie..Thank you :)))

Existence Artistique from Angers, France


29 Sep 2017 7:51am

@Existence Artistique: Merci beaucoup Existence :)

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

What good to see

29 Sep 2017 7:57am

@Marjolein: Merci Marjolein :))

Captain Guildive Ajoupa from Saint Nazaire Pays de la Loire, France

Superbe statue.

29 Sep 2017 8:02am

@Captain Guildive Ajoupa: Thank you very much Captain :)

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

impressive, do you give tours too Devi?

29 Sep 2017 8:31am

@Dimitrios: :))) No Dimitrios We Just visit and take photographs and pray. I post a blog on the Temples that we visit at a site called under the moniker ushasuryamani( write in some detail about the Temples so that people who wish to can visit them :)

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful Nandhi facing Lord Shiva. And Excellent composition. Well done Devi.
Thank you. :)

29 Sep 2017 8:46am

@Sam: Thank you very much Sam :)) This is at Oottathur.

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

worth photographing

29 Sep 2017 11:19am

@Hiro: Thank you Hiro :)

Shaun from Thorton, United States

A superb statue and I like the look inside the temple. Have a great weekend Devi.

29 Sep 2017 11:38am

@Shaun: Thank you very much Shaun :)

Brockaly from Leominster, United Kingdom

Lovely take, interesting light.

29 Sep 2017 12:01pm

@Brockaly: Thank you very much Brockaly :)

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Super alors.
quelle statue et vue quelle compo et renu sur le métal superbe.

29 Sep 2017 12:18pm

@Nicou: Merci beaucoup Nicou mon ami :)

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I like the rustic look

29 Sep 2017 12:53pm

@Ruthiebear: Thank you very much Ruthie :))

suzanne from Belgium

Quelle belle statue !
Superbe mise en valeur avec ce cadrage !

Bon week-end :-)

29 Sep 2017 1:46pm

@suzanne: Merci beaucoup Suzanne :)

Bill from Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Great detail on the statue.

29 Sep 2017 2:29pm

@Bill: Thank you very much Bill :)))

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

This superb statue nicely captured.

29 Sep 2017 2:51pm

@Willem: Thank you very much Willem :)))))))))))))))))))

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Superb statue !It is very interesting to look inside the Temple !

29 Sep 2017 3:54pm

@Mhelene: Thank you Mhelene :) Have a nice weekend :))

Lalena from Barcelona, Spain

powerfull image!

29 Sep 2017 4:03pm

@Lalena: Thank you Lalena Have a nice weekend :)

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A lovely sculpture in this ancient temple.

29 Sep 2017 5:20pm

@Steve Rice: Thank you very much Steve Have a nice weekend :)

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Beautifully photographed! Wonderful statue!

29 Sep 2017 9:01pm

@Mireille T.: Thank you very much Mireille Have a nice weekend :)

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Very impressive statue.

29 Sep 2017 10:52pm

@B. Thomas: Thank you very much B :) Have a nice weekend :)

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Everything looks so sturdy. Good shot.

30 Sep 2017 1:00am

@Irene: Thank you very much Irene :)

Nina from Hamburg, Germany

an interesting photo...
Have a nice weekend Devi :))

30 Sep 2017 1:14am

@Nina: Thank you very much Nina :)

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is a terrific statue.

30 Sep 2017 1:57am

@Michael Rawluk: Thank you very much Michael Have a nice weekend :)

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

the sacred bull refuses to look at the camera

30 Sep 2017 2:16am

@Harry: Yes. there was not enough light at the other side !!!!Have a nice weekend Harry :)

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

A beautiful sculpture.

30 Sep 2017 2:27am

@Elaine Hancock: Thank you very much Elaine :) Have a nice weekend :)

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful colors & details!

30 Sep 2017 7:37am

@omid: Thank you very much Omid :)

Lewis from Harns, Netherlands

Very well made, I like his posture and the environment

30 Sep 2017 3:33pm

fateme@@ from Dezful, Iran


30 Sep 2017 10:01pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Gosh this temple looks steeped in long history.

1 Oct 2017 6:36pm

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