Share this photo on Twitter Share this photo on Facebook

The Holy Pond

Posted by
Devi (Chennai, India) on 7 January 2019 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

Water tank / pond in a village Temple..this is called the Fire God's Pond...Agni Theertham

SONY DSC-HX100V 1/1250 second F/2.8 ISO 100 6 mm

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Interesting. So it's a water reservoir.

7 Jan 2019 5:48am

@Jypyä Pop: This water is used only for the Temple and people who caome here Jypya. Some of them bathe here and visit the Temple :)

Marcel P. from Wallonie picarde, Belgium

Une réserve d'eau pour les pompiers ?

7 Jan 2019 6:14am

@Marcel P.: Merci beaucoup Marcel :)

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

Une bien belle construction que cette réserve d'eau.

7 Jan 2019 6:17am

@Captain Guildive Ajoupa: Mercii beaucoup Captain :)

jpla from St Barthélémy, France

Si c'est un étang sacré l'utilisation de l'eau doit être bien ciblée

7 Jan 2019 8:14am

@jpla: Merci beaucoup Jpla :)

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

belle recherche

7 Jan 2019 9:01am

@Existence Artistique: Merci beaucoup Existence :)

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Yeah, we need such ponds.

7 Jan 2019 9:38am

@Hiro: :)) I am reminded of your Tmple water bodies and the wooden ladles Hiro :)

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Interesting picture.

7 Jan 2019 10:05am

@Ralf Kesper: Thank you Ralf :)

Dreams come true from Utrecht, Netherlands

Good photo from the holy water in the pond.

7 Jan 2019 10:09am

@Dreams come true: Thank you Dreams :)

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

That is interesting as water and fire don't mix very well

7 Jan 2019 11:06am

@grouser: Yes..But all the Temple ponds are called after the Gods of elements ..and this is called Fire Pond!!

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

Good to read the story of this pond

7 Jan 2019 11:19am

@Marjolein: Thank ou Marjolein :)

Lewis from Harns, Netherlands

Looks old and clean.

7 Jan 2019 12:06pm

@Lewis: Thank you Lewis :)

suzanne from Belgium

Une très belle photo avec cette luminosité !!! :-)

7 Jan 2019 12:28pm

@suzanne: Merci beaucoup Suzanne :)

Wayra from Roma, Italy

Nice composition.
Happy New year!

7 Jan 2019 1:12pm

@Wayra: Thank you Wara..a very happy New Year too :)

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Well captured.

7 Jan 2019 2:07pm

@Ruthiebear: Thank you Ruthie :)

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

An interesting view of the pond.

7 Jan 2019 4:40pm

@Steve Rice: Thank you Steve :)

Claudiel from belgium, Belgium

Very interesting

7 Jan 2019 4:52pm

@Claudiel: Thank you Claudiel :)

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

It's seems a nice reservoir for the temple

7 Jan 2019 5:13pm

@Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia): :)) Thank you :)

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Interesting name for this pond.

7 Jan 2019 5:24pm

@B. Thomas: :)))

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Interesting info and photo.

7 Jan 2019 5:27pm

@Willem: Thank you Willem :)

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Nice view of the pond with great ripple patterns!!

7 Jan 2019 6:58pm

@Steven: Thank you Steven :)

Tomix from landerneau, France

Great capture !
Best wihes for 2019.

7 Jan 2019 7:08pm

@Tomix: Thank you very much Tomix :)

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

Une belle prise

7 Jan 2019 7:16pm

@Libouton Martine: Merci beaucoup Martine :)

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Nicely captured.

8 Jan 2019 12:34am

@Irene: Thank you Irene :)

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

A lovely view. I like the stone wall that holds the water.

8 Jan 2019 1:55am

@Elaine Hancock: Thank you Elaine :)

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

a distinct lack of holy decoration

8 Jan 2019 4:28am

@Harry: Yes..It is a simple one :)

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful colors & textures!

8 Jan 2019 7:25am

@omid: Thank you Omid :)

1/1250 second
ISO 100
6 mm