Sculpture of Shiva as Gajasurasamhara (“The Slayer of the elephant demon”) depicted in one of the pillar of the Puthu Mandapam at Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Sculpture of Shiva as Gajasurasamhara ("The Slayer of the elephant demon") depicted in one of the pillar of the Puthu Mandapam at Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
This sculpture was hidden among the encroachments but revealed once they’re cleared recently. It’s a rare sculpture depicting the mythical story where Lord Shiva slayed a demon that came in the form of elephant. This Puthu Mandapam was built during the early 1620 CE Nayak rule.

Sculpture of Shiva as Gajasurasamhara (“The Slayer of the elephant demon”) depicted in one of the pillar of the Puthu Mandapam at Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Three young men selling colorful shawls for women in the streets, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Three young men selling colorful shawls for women in the streets, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
They bundled it to carry as many and I felt good to see them in good spirits even in the midday hot sun.

Three young men selling colorful shawls for women in the streets, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Two men preparing to carry the clay mascots to herald the procession following from a temple, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India

Two men preparing to carry the clay mascots to herald the procession following from a temple, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India
Two men preparing to carry the clay mascots to herald the procession following from a temple, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India

An old pedestrian walking past the rear gate of the Sri Krishnan Temple, watched over by a guardian deity statue, Bugis, Singapore

An old pedestrian walking past  the rear gate of the Sri Krishnan Temple, watched over by a guardian deity statue, Bugis, Singapore
An old pedestrian walking past the rear gate of the Sri Krishnan Temple, watched over by a guardian deity statue, Bugis, Singapore

A damaged clay statue of a warrior deity on horse being propped up with stick and ropes, Samanamalai, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

A damaged clay statue of a warrior deity on horse being propped up with stick and ropes, Samanamalai, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Good to see It’s standing up to the tides of time and retaining it’s colors.

A damaged clay statue of a warrior deity on horse being propped up with stick and ropes, Samanamalai, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

A woman having a photo shoot at Patan Durbar Square, Kathmandu, Nepal

A woman having a photo shoot at Patan Durbar Square, Kathmandu, Nepal
She had chosen a fitting silk saree for the beautiful place with courtyards and temples, I thought.

A woman having a photo shoot at Patan Durbar Square, Kathmandu, Nepal

Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple at the Race Course Road, Singapore

Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple at the Race Course Road, Singapore
This temple was built in Thai style and has a gigantic Buddha statue inside the temple.

Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple at the Race Course Road, Singapore

A gatekeeper beside the street-side makeshift temple for four faced Brahma (Phra Phrom), Bugis Street, Singapore

A gatekeeper beside the street-side makeshift temple for four faced Brahma (Phra Phrom), Bugis Street, Singapore
A gatekeeper beside the street-side makeshift temple for four faced Brahma (Phra Phrom), Bugis Street, Singapore

An old woman selling jasmine flowers, fruits and clay dolls in front of a temple. Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India

An old woman selling jasmine flowers, fruits and clay dolls in front of the temple. Virudhunagar, India
An old woman selling jasmine flowers, fruits and clay dolls in front of the temple. Virudhunagar, India

A woman is weaving a basket, using bamboo strips, in front of a roadside temple, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

A woman is weaving a basket, using bamboo strips, in front of a roadside temple, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
A woman is weaving a basket, using bamboo strips, in front of a roadside temple, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India