The Meenakshi Amman Kovil at Madurai — My Favourite Things

The door to the garbha griha (sanctum sanctorum) is closed when our group files into the antarala or the outer chamber. We arrange ourselves around the barriers placed there and wait expectantly for the door to open and for the deity to give us darshan or audience. One of the priests goes around the group […]

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