Great picture. It seems you have travelled more within India than most Indians. Good to see all your photographs and Indian insights.
One of our first site visits on the north trip to Rajasthan , was to several Hindu temples. This one called Eklingji or Meera is a complex of actually 108 individual temples. Many are only single rooms for prayer. This complex of all the northern temples remained vividly in my memrory. I am not sure why, but I think it could be the setting which was in a small village with the temple seemingly squeezed between buildings at the entrance and then opening into space behind to provided for the sanctuary. The opening was elaborately carved stone around a small entrance door. We arrived just at dusk fell as the 35 miles from Udiapur took longer than expected due to heavy traffic , buses and cars, as well as camels, winding roads and the never ending bikes. The approaching darkness added to the mystery.
Entering through the small door, we…
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