mardi, novembre 07, 2006
Fire. Tiruvanamalai. Tamil Nadu
A mother and her son in front of the Arunachaleswar Shiva temple in Tiruvanamalai (Tiruvanamalai is the Tamil word for the Sanskrit Arunachala), situated at the foot of the Arunachala hill, is one of the largest and oldest temples in all of south India.
"This fire is considered holy and everyone takes a blessing from it by waving ones hands over it and then rub the hands over own face" .