More Photographs # 9

Here are more views of temples in South India.

Below is the incredibly ornate top of the gopuram tower gate of the Meenakshi temple in Madurai


Another view of the gopurams at the Meenakshi temple in Madurai, with the golden topped dome over the central sanctum



One of the inner hallways of the Meenakshi temple



An inner hallway near the entrance of the main and large temple at Ramesvaram.




Here is the longest hall in India at the Ramesvaram temple



A view of the western entrance to the Ramesvaram temple while viewed at night



Sunrise over the Vivekananda memorial temple on the Vivekananda rock island at Kanya Kumari, also called India's "Lands End". This is where Vivekananda meditated for three days before venturing to America.



This is the view of the Kumari temple on the island of Vivekananda Rock where the Devi performed austerities to achieve Lord Shiva as her husband. Inside it contains a footprint in rock of where the Devi stood. The township of Kanya Kumari is in the background.



The pavilion at the most southern point of India at Kanya Kumari where you can see the Indian Ocean to the south, the Bay of Bengal to the east, and the Arabian Sea to the west.



The Krishna temple at Guruvayur during sunset where people relax after having darshan of a view of the Deity in the temple


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