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Giant soupbowl, or astrolabe, Jantar Mantar

Star Struck in Jaipur

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Entering the huge rectangular courtyard in Jaipur is like coming into a small walled palace, which would not be surprising in a town like this with old and new palaces all around. A low gate…

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Shiva as trimurthi, three aspects of the divine, Elephanta

The Three Faces of Mumbai

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The enormous three-headed bust of the god Shiva presides over a huge 8th century temple hand carved from solid rock on Elephanta Island in Mumbai Harbour. That's a one hour ferry ride from another emblem…

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