A silhouette at the Schmidt Memorial, Elliot’s Beach, Besant Nagar
Scooter named ‘Pleasure’ chained to a vice.
Form the photwalk Chintadripet
The hand operated water pump can be a symbol of hope or despair depending on whether it is still a source of water or abandoned.
From the Chennai Photowalk #138 M.C Road, Washermanpet
In water starved Chennai, a pot of water can be precious. This man is carefully carrying 2 pots of water from a water tank in Washermanpet.
From The Chennai Photowalk #136
The festival was over. The ‘ther’ decorations were taken down and stored in a mandap. Here, a figure of Perumal looking pitifully at a fallen Yaali.
Kothandaramar Temple, West Mambalam, Chennai.
If it is Sunday, it must be photwalk.
From the photowalk of CIT Nagar and Madley road.
The intensity on the eyes of the young poojari seems to match that of the Muneeswaran .
A scene from the Burma colony Peelikan Muniswaran Temple
Though situated in Triplicane, the Theerthapaleeswarar temple on Natesan Salai is counted as one of the 7 important Siva temples of Mylapore. The others are: Kapaleeswarar, Karaneeswarar, Velliswarar, Valeeswarar, Virupaksheeswarar and Malleeswarar, all situated in Mylapore.
Siva as Theertha paleeswarar had blessed sage Agastya here. Sea water is used for Abhishekam.
This old woman is a regular flower seller on Mada Street, Mylapore. This was taken on a festival day. I was wondering if she got more business that day than usual for all her efforts.
Madhavaperumal temple in Mylapore is an important Vaishnavite temple. It is believed that Peyalwar was born here. This is also place where Lord Vishnu married sage Bhrigu’s daughter. The tank here is called Santhan Pushkarani