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Old November 22nd, 2012, 08:31 AM   #1
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1000 year old Big Temple of Tanjore, South India

The Brihadeeswar Temple in Tanjore was built in AD 1002 by the the great Chola king Raja Raja. This temple is the largest in India and is a UNCESCO world heritage site. It is also the world's first full granite temple.

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Old November 25th, 2012, 08:03 AM   #2
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I love it. This kind of architecture is amazing. So many little details

What's the yellow water in the fourth picture?
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I love it. This kind of architecture is amazing. So many little details

What's the yellow water in the fourth picture?
I think it's turmeric water.
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Old November 27th, 2012, 08:21 AM   #5
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Yes, the yellow watrer is turmeric which comes out in a pipe after the puja in the sanctum
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