Kuala Lumpur ~ Hindu Temple

Wandering through the “Buy this!” “You like?” “Good price.” “Take a look.” (salesmanship at its finest) of Petaling Street in downtown Kuala Lumpur, it was nice to find this little bit of Indian culture among the craziness. There were two men: one playing a cool drum with his fingers and another playing some harsh wind instrument. Together with the incense and drizzle they created a wonderful environment for exploration of a strange and beautiful religious shrine.

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A detailed story seems to be depicted in these carvings.

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I’m sure there are some magical tales of talking animals and mustachioed men saving the world herein.

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This was a cool 3-D vision of, presumably, the many Hindu Gods.

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Ganesh, the many limbed elephant God who helps remove the obstacles of life.

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The temple men performing water rites.

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This has nothing to do with the temple. He was just spotted outside, and I’d be remiss not to include his extraordinary mullet.

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