|The entrance to Kapali Koil. That's my sister Jayashree|
Writing about temples, especially those in Tamil Nadu, is my sister Lakshmi’s forte. Check here for her Temple Trails of Tamil Nadu.
|One of the Gopurams. This type is special to Tamil Nadu Temples. Isn't it gorgeous?|
I visited Kapali Koil in Mylapore during my recent visit to Chennai. I was going there after more than a decade and felt quite nostalgic. I am sharing here a few pictures that I had clicked there.
|The cows and a bull that are kept on the temple premises|
|The huge prakaram where we did the pradakshinam|
|The peacock performing the puja. I could not get a clearer shot as the Sannidhi was locked|
|The third Gopuram|
|The sculpture decorating one of the Gopurams - you can see the peacock praying and the second half is of |
Shiva and Parvathi
|This sacred tank is outside the temple. It was full due to recent rains. Watch the sunlight dance on the water|
|The flower-vendor at the temple entrance was quite thrilled to have her photo taken|