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Sivaraj, a temple priest, holds a crane image, part of 2nd day lila of festival.; Minaksi temple, Avani Mula, 2007; Narai (crane) is liberated by Siva, 2nd day lila. Priest is Sivaraj. Tiruvilaiyatal no. 48.; Keywords: priests, lilas, animals

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Scene inside Sundaresvara shrine, during crowning ceremony. Most of the ceremony cannot be seen by most onlookers, as this photograph reflects.; Minaksi temple, Avani Mula, 2007; view from just inside entryway to shrine; Keywords: sundaresvara,…

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Decorated Manikkavacakar from Tiruvathavur, before 11th evening procession; Minaksi temple, Avani Mula, 2007; Keywords: deities, decoration

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Minaksi image decorated for procession; Minaksi temple, Chittrai, 2004; Decorated for Flag-raising ceremony and procession, 1st day; Keywords: deities, minaksi, decoration

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Decorated Minaksi image, during flag-raising ceremony; Minaksi temple, Avani Mula, 2007; Keywords: minaksi, flag-raising, decoration, ideas

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Decorated Subrahmanya from Tirupparankundram, ready for 11th evening procession.; Minaksi temple, Avani Mula, 2007; Keywords: deities, decoration

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Priests decorate deities for evening procession, behind saree. Decoration of the deity images should respect the privacy of the gods.; Minaksi temple, Avani Mula, 2007; in Kalyana-mandapa, on raised platform on west side; Keywords: decoration

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Women decorate the Seven-color Vehicle with auspicious kolam design, prior to placing deities in it.; Minaksi temple, Avani Mula, 2007; Keywords: vehicles, decorations

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Rear view of deities in state, at Old Cokkanathar Temple, prior to morning procession; Minaksi temple, Avani Mula, 2007; early morning, taken at Old cokkanatha Koyil, N. Veli Street, before deities leave for Vaigai River; Keywords: deities,…

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Deities being taken into P. C. Muttu Chettiyar pavilion, at end of 2nd morning procession.; Minaksi temple, Avani Mula, 2007; 2nd morning procession; pavilion is a Pillaiyar temple; Keywords: pavilions
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