Part 10For more pics of our latest journey
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Mural paintings telling stories from the Ramayana or Mahabaratha.
One of several Ganesha statues.
Could be mistaken for a cyclopse, or almost!?
Inside the Tirumalai Nayak palace of Madurai.
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Quite obviously this sign, which we happened to come across on one of the streets in Madurai is simply urging you to make a local telephone call for which you are prompted to pay a fee of one Rupee, though here it appears more like an offer for anyone who's in the mood to pay for his own imprisonment!
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In the labyrinth!
This decorated cow you could say serves both as a tourist attrac- tion and as part of the celestial concept of the temple.
Into the inner most regions of the temple
we did not get admission.
One of many rishis taking it easy by the holy pond.
The famous golden water lily perched among "real" water lilies in the holy pond near the mid section of the complex.
Beautiful, intricate patterns lining the floors in many places, each one of them conveying their own message of ancient wisdom and of holy guidance.
Lovely, decorated colonnades inside the palace.
On the road again, now heading by train for Trichy.