Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Arulmigu Mariamman Temple, Ooty

This temple in Ooty is located near the market area of the city. It is dedicated to Mariamman, the Hindu Goddess of rain. The Goddess is considered to be a form of Kaali, and is also referred to as Mahamaayi or Seethala Gowri.



The entrance tower of the beautiful and colorful. The tower has sculptures of diety in her various forms. 



The temple festival is celebrated in the month of April and thousands of people celebrate it with great fanfare.

25 comments:

Joyful said...

That is an interesting temple. I don't think I've ever seen such a colourful one from the outside. Have a wonderful week!

Siddhartha Joshi said...

Gorgeous. I love South Indian temples...didn't know OOty also had such a nice one!

rupam sarma said...

Beautiful temple , Great click.

Gattina said...

What an artwork !!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Amazing detail.... The color is a beautiful surprise!

Al said...

Wow - unbelievable, so much work and skill went into this.

genie said...

This is one of the most beautiful and complex temples your have ever shown us. It is definitely my favorites. It is ming boggling.

Jeevan said...

Superb capture on the beautiful temple tower!

ladyfi said...

Wow - amazing temple!

Sylvia K said...

That is one of the most awesome towers that I've ever seen, Rajesh!! And your captures are terrific! Amazing!! And the perfect skies for a backdrop!! I hope you and your family have a great weekend! Enjoy!

DeniseinVA said...

This is a magnificent structure, incredible carvings on a very beautiful temple.

Joyful said...

Lovely colour in the temple.

Jim said...

How interesting and very colourful.
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Photo Cache said...

This reminds me so much of the temple in Singapore.

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Lisa said...

That is such an interesting building (temple?)! I could sit and look at it and keep finding new things!

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Beautiful!

Spare Parts and Pics said...

What an amazing temple... so much detail and color!

Thomas Lee said...

Well decorated temple,we have a very similar one in Klang,Malaysia.http://i585.photobucket.com/albums/ss296/llp62/SkywatchFriday/IMG_20150513_121919_HDR.jpg

Magia da Inês said...

❀ه° ·.
As esculturas são fantásticas!!!

Bom fim de semana!
Beijinhos.
❀❀ه° ·.

Jeannie Marie said...

A fabulously exotic building. The colors are to marvel at.

Norma Ruttan said...

wow, this is breathtaking!

NatureStop said...

Lovely post!Have a great sunday!

Shantana

AlexaT said...

Gorgeous april for having such a lovely walk and to see these incredible details!!...Fabulous, indeed! maybe one day I'll have the chance to see myself such amazing places!
Till then many thanks for sharing them with us through your camera lens!

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

What intricate work!

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Yogi Saraswat said...

I think our old temples are more beautiful in structure than today's .