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This isn't an astonishing place. It is a haunting and peaceful place.
It's a path to some shrines, lined with terracotta camels, horses, cows - some are broken from the weather. It speaks to 60 years of devotional acts. For a wedding or a birth...More
These horses are a must in every Ayanar temple in every villages... big horses are fixed fixtures in temples. Small horrse( made of mud ) are part of annual koothu or thiruvila of villages... unfortunately these annual events are now days held once in few...More
In Ayyanaar Temples (Mostly Chettiar Clan Kuladeivam), horses are sculpted with great care..majestic as it is the ride for the Deity..Puravi Eduppu is submission of horse statues to ruling Deity in many places of Chettinad, TN India (sort of Robin Hood style)..
We were taken on a tour of this temple complex by our guide Ramu. The colourful terracotta horses surrounded the temple were fascinating and it was nice to visit a small local temple. We witnessed one of the daily ceremonies and were blessed too. A...More