Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Kolaramma Temple_Kolar

Back from Bloggers Block with Kolar

Kolar, otherwise known for the gold fields has rich history, have been  ruled by the Gangas, Cholas, Hoysalas and the Vijayanagar kings. The area consists of many beautiful temples, One among them is the Kolaramma temple dedicated to Goddess Durga


A Friday ritual with women lighting lamps made out of inverted squeezed lime rind


Cholan inscription dated to the reign of Rajendra Chola (1012-1045 AD)

3 comments:

Shiju Sugunan said...

Interesting! What do they do with the lime juice?

Vineeta Yashswi said...

Beautiful pics...

joshidaniel.com said...

that die picture is so cool :)