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Old Feb 3, 2012, 10:29 PM   #1
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Murdeshwar is a popular religious and tourist spot on the west coast of North Karnataka, India. Some photos:

The tall temple tower:


A huge statue of Shiva:


A view of the beach:


Gold-painted Gopuram or tower of the temple:


A view of the temple car:


The history of the place depicted through a light-and-sound show using colorful murals:


An image of Ravana in penance:


A tiny, red-dotted crab floating on the sea-shore:


Few more images can be viewed at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/raghu_a...7629068944149/

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Old Feb 4, 2012, 12:53 AM   #2
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Great series of your beautiful country, art, religion, community life and nature! Thank for sharing
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Agree with Catalex, thanks for sharing!

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All very nice!
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I'm just wondering how they came to name the crab that way?

Nice set of shots Raghu
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wondering how they came to name the crab that way?
No, that's not the name, since I didn't know its name I just described it as I saw it - it was tiny (about the size of fingernail), with a bright red dot on its back. Wd be happy to know its name, if anyone knows.

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