Re: Panos of Bangalore India
- Hi Roger,
That's nice, thanks for the guided tour, I just love such culture
wrapped in mystery and deep meaningful topics.
--- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, "Roger Berry" <onezebra1@...>
> Hi Rodrigo,
> Yes that one is newer; you have to go through a market place to get
> there, it was built to bring more business into the market.
> Here is one of the oldest temples in Bangalore, the Bull Temple.
> With all of the foliage the file is larger than I like to make
> Here's a little history about it:
> The Bull temple of Bangalore is dedicated to Nandi Bull, the vahana
> (vehicle) of Lord Shiva. Situated in Basavanagudi,. This temple
> counts amongst the oldest temples of the city and draws devotees
> from all over the country. Read on to know more about the Bull
> Temple of Bangalore, India.
> There is huge idol of Nandi Bull inside the temple, measuring 4.5 m
> in height and 6.5 m in length. This idol is said to have been
> out of a single rock. The bull also has a small iron plate on itsthis
> head. As per the tradition, this plate prevents the bull from
> The legend goes that the Bull Temple was built to appease a bull
> that used to consume and destroy all the groundnuts and peanuts
> cultivated in this area. It is also said that after the temple was
> built, the bull stopped damaging the crops. As a celebration of
> incident, the farmers of Basavanagudi organized a Groundnut Fair
> (Kadalekai Parase), near the temple..
> --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, "Rodrigo Alarcon-Cielock"
> <alarcon@> wrote:
> > Hi Roger,
> > Panos are great, as always, the Temple of Shiva, is it a proper
> > temple?, it looks more like a theme park building , meaning it
> does not
> > look like a real purpose built Temple; the second does look more
> like a
> > temple.
> > kind regards,
> > Rodrigo