Eklingji or Meera Hindu Temple in Rajasthan

Great picture. It seems you have travelled more within India than most Indians. Good to see all your photographs and Indian insights.

 

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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.

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Entering through the small door, we…

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  1. annetbell says:

    Many thanks for the reblog. I have written about many other beautiful Hindu temples on my blog and hopefully many more. There are lots of them . . . .yes there are lots of Indian people! 😎

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  2. annetbell says:

    I was really blessed to spend 3 months in Ahmedabad as the students and the professor worked at CEPT university. We traveled for 2 weeks to the north and 10 days in the south. So yes, many of my Indian friends are seeing some of their country through my eyes!

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