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Sunday, April 19, 2009

Thiruvangad Temple Festival


It was the penultimate day of the Thiruvangad Temple Festival, or Thiruvangad Ambalam Ulsavam yesterday. There were, as you can see, 11 decorated elephants to perform or be part of the puja on the last two days. I was planning to go and see this with Josh, but we were pretty sure that we had missed the first part of this when we got there half an hour after when they said the ceremony woul start. Thankfully, "Indian Standard Time" came to the rescue, and we managed to catch the whole first hour and a half. Filled with splendor this sight, but I'm not sure if the animals enjoyed it as much. A couple of them didn't look up to the task because they seemed well past the age of retirement. :-(
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