Searching for India: Villages and Deities around Madurai


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February 2nd 2019
Published: February 3rd 2019
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There’s India. And then there’s India. I went on a quest. To find the real India. Whatever that is. In Madurai I met an auto rickshaw driver, Anand, who enjoys taking foreigners around. So we were off—early mornings and evenings. “I’m done with the big temples. I want to see the temples and shrines of folk deities, Ayannar and Karuppana Swami, the small places, the common places. Vill... Read Full Entry



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Shrek-looking demon gets squashed by Karuppana swamiShrek-looking demon gets squashed by Karuppana swami
Shrek-looking demon gets squashed by Karuppana swami

The priest told us he was made with eggs and all kinds of herbs



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