I was in Madurai last weekend on week, when I stayed at the lovely Heritage (more on it soon), went on food walks and explored the streets around the temple. This was possibly my tenth visit to this city and I enjoyed it as much as I did my first. The only thing that has changed is the paranoia around the temple itself – the tight security and the cameras prohibited inside the temple. This photo is from an earlier, easier time.
This is one of my favourite experiences in Madurai – walking inside the Meenakshi temple, watching the devotees and taking in the light that seems almost divine at times…
Must read: The divine distractions of Madurai
Also see: Friday photo series