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Re: Panos of Bangalore India

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  • Rodrigo Alarcon-Cielock
    Hi Roger, That s nice, thanks for the guided tour, I just love such culture wrapped in mystery and deep meaningful topics. kind regards, Rodrigo ... carved ...
    Message 1 of 4 , Dec 19, 2008
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      Hi Roger,

      That's nice, thanks for the guided tour, I just love such culture
      wrapped in mystery and deep meaningful topics.

      kind regards,

      Rodrigo

      --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, "Roger Berry" <onezebra1@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > 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
      > them.
      > http://indiavrtours.com/bangalore/bull_temple4.html
      >
      > 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
      carved
      > out of a single rock. The bull also has a small iron plate on its
      > head. As per the tradition, this plate prevents the bull from
      > growing
      >
      > 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
      this
      > 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
      >
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