Safe and Secure

Door & Lock
Door & Lock

An old-fashioned brass lock and a collapsible door. Is this one of the famous Dindigul locks which The Hindu wrote about a couple of days ago? click here for The Hindu story.

During the evacuation of Madras at the time of WWII, in some houses, the locks on the doors were stolen for their brass content. See Madras Minutes.

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Brass Polisher

Temple utensil polisher
Temple utensil polisher

Outside Marundeeswarar Temple, Tiruvanmiyur. He was cleaning and polishing the temple lamps, utensils, and other brass items.

Temple bells

Bells on a temple door
Bells on a temple door

Bells adorn a temple door as a Nandi looks on.