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Khambadevi Temple, India - Your Shot - National Geographic Magazine -- Kristian Bertel

Photograph by Kristian Bertel, Your Shot

Located in the tiny alleys of Mumbai’s Dharavi this temple was pictured from the outside. Dravidian architecture was an architectural idiom that emerged in the Southern part of the Indian subcontinent or South India. It consists primarily of temples with pyramid shaped towers and are constructed of sandstone, soapstone or granite. Also known as the Dharavi Temple this temple has a sculpture of Ganapathi, who is an elephant god. Ganesha also known as Ganapati and Vinayaka, is one of the best-known and most worshipped deities in the Hindu pantheon.

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