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Thirukalukundram: The Eagle Temple 539 steps? Not a problem—as sweat drips

Thirukalukundram: The Eagle Temple

August 27th 2019
“They look like vultures, not eagles.” I was with my driver Muthu, viewing a sign commemorating the spot where the priests used to feed the “eagles” that came daily to the hilltop temple of Thirukalukundram. “No, no, they are eagles,” he insisted. After all, the temple’s name includes a shortened version of the Tamil word for eagle, “kalugu.” The sign depicted a priest feed ... read more
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