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From my balcony/garden
109 photos, 6 videos
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Sholinganallur 2020
33 photos, 2 videos
Visited Sholinganallur/Perumbakkam on 07.11.2020 and 26.10.2020

purple rumped sunbird
24 photos, 2 videos
Captured during lock down period

home garden 2
255 photos

Nature watch from home
42 photos, 2 videos
Watching nature is always interesting. If it is from home it will be more interesting. In the last two weeks I spent most of my time in the balcony,verandah and garden. Interestingly a pair of...


abstract twirl art
24 photos
Time pass activities during this curfew period

lock down activity - Part 2
35 photos
with some macro shots

lockdown activity - Part 1
26 photos
Shots taken during lock down period

Mangalajodi part 3
16 photos

My recent shots
50 photos
Captured in the last two months


"Explored"
177 photos

TS
34 photos

Kabini -Nagarahole National Park ( Rajiv Gandhi...
71 photos
Rajiv Gandhi National Park - Nagarahole National Park ( Rajiv Gandhi National Park ) situated in spread over the districts of Mysore and Kodaku in Karnataka. It spreads over an area of 643.39 sq.kms....

Kabini Part 3
11 photos
In this album a few macro shots taken at River Lodge, Kabini are included.

cultural
9 photos


Kelambakkam/ Muttukadu
17 photos

Mangalajodi 3
2 photos

Birds of Perumbakkam , 2020
20 photos

Samanar beds,சமணர்...
14 photos
Kalugumalai is famous for the rock cut Kalugasalamoorthy Temple, monolithic Vettuvan Koil and Kalugumalai Jain Beds. The Jain beds are maintained and administered by Department of Archaeology of the...

Mural paintings of Thirupudai Marudur
17 photos
திருப்புடைமருதூர் நாறும்பூநாதர் கோயில் Unknown treasure and art gallery at Thirupudai Marudur temple...It is really feast to...


Vettuvan koil, Kalugumalai
19 photos
Vettuvan Koil temple is located in Kalugumalai, a rockyhill near Kovilpatti . The temple is carved out from a single rock in a rectangular portion measuring 7.5 m (25 ft) in depth. The carvings in...

Mangalajodi Part 2- 2020
34 photos

Mangalajodi Part 1- 2020
25 photos
The marshy wetland of Mangalajodi is on the northern edge of Chilika Lake of Odisha State . It is a birder’s paradise in the truest sense. This fresh water swamp nurtures and nourishes them for...

Mylai Kolam contest 2020
26 photos
Sundaram Finance organises Mylai Kolam drawing competition, as a part of Pongal festival, at Mylapore.every year. Kolam (Tamil: கோலம் kõlaṁ) is a form of painting that is drawn using...

Lovely countryside
33 photos
Recently I visited Thiruvarur and surrounding places with my family . Visiting villages is always enjoyable. It is a great relief from active city life. Our prime object is to visit ancient Padal...


Festival of lights- தீபத்...
11 photos
Mylapore Kapaleeswarar Temple Karthigai Deepam Festival 2019

Halebeedu
19 photos
Halebidu temple, is a 12th-century Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva.. The temple was built on the banks of a large man-made lake, and sponsored by King Vishnuvardhana of the Hoysala Empire. Its...

Visit to Chikmagaluru
45 photos
Baba budangiri and Mullayanagiri are really paradise for landscape lovers.

Mamallapuram , 2019
14 photos

Kodikkarai 2019
12 photos


Belur Chenna Keshava temple
50 photos
The Chennakeshava Temple, Belur, is a 12th-century Hindu temple in the Hassan district of Karnataka state, India. It was commissioned by King Vishnuvardhana in 1117 CE, on the banks of the Yagachi...

Car free Sunday, Elliots Beach, Besant Nagar 2019
16 photos
Car free day is observed on all Sundays at otherwise very busy Elliots Beach.Lot of funs...Educative and awarness programmes..music..children play..kolams .yoga..road art..fitness programmes ...

Silent Valley National Park , Kerala
7 photos
Silent valley national park is one of the last undisturbed tracts of South Western Ghats mountain rain forests and tropical moist evergreen forest in India. It is part of the Nilgiri Sub-Cluster,...

Big Temple Thanjavur
21 photos
Built by Raja Raja Chola (who ruled from 985 -1014 Common Era), the Big Temple is not only a magnificent edifice with its majestic vimana, sculptures, architecture and frescoes, but also has a wealth...

Ooty 2019
27 photos
Queen of Hills


Avalanche, Ooty
12 photos
Avalanche It is on the way to Upper-Bhavani from Ooty via Emerald Camp. The gorgeous scenery at every turn is an experience of wonder and delight. The views from the top of the hill at Avalanche...

Durga Puja
10 photos
Artisans from Kolkata came to Chennai to make idols for the forthcoming Durga Puja celebrations at Chennai. What a beautiful, colourful, bright and skillful idols !. They will be displayed and...

A visit to the rural places 2
11 photos

Recent shots at TS
71 photos

TS this week
32 photos
Captured on first and fourth of September 2019


A Visit to rural places -1
20 photos
A visit to the places in Salem ,Namakkal and Erode districts particularly where River Cauvery flowing.

Third nature walk at Theosophical Society by PSM...
30 photos

Fishing activities at Kodikkarai
28 photos

Second Nature walk at TS by PSM members
17 photos
Photo walk by the members of Theosophical Society on 31.08.2019

Nature walk at Theosophical Society by PSM members
8 photos


Butterflies , 2019
61 photos
Butterflies of Theosophical Society, Adyar in this season.

Yelagiri Hills, 2019
26 photos
Yelagiri is the land of rock agamas. One can see them in many places resting on rocks in open places

Kudremukh National Park
17 photos
Kudremukh National Park is located at a distance of 95 km south-west of Chikmagalur town. It is situated in the Western Ghats in the districts of Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Chikmagalur and stretches...

Gangai konda Cholapuram 2019
5 photos

Thiruvarur Temple car...
33 photos
திருவாரூர் ஆழித்தேரோட்டம் உலக புகழ் பெற்றது. ஆசியாவிலேயே மிகப்பெரிய...


Sholinganallur/perumbakkam Feb 24th and 2nd March...
31 photos

Sholinganallur and Perumbakkam 3rd Feb 2019
20 photos
It is always a pleasure to visit wetlands of Sholinganallur and Perumbakkam of Chennai. They never disappoint us. It is sure that one can get a number of good photos of various species. This year I...

Wetlands of Sholinganallur/Perumbakkam 23rd Feb...
22 photos

Birds of Kelambakkam and Sholinganallur 17th...
21 photos

Mylai Arubathu Moovar Festival, 2019
23 photos
Arupathu moovar festival as a part of Panguni Uthiram is celebrated in order to honour the Saivaite devotees, namely the sixty-three Nayanmars. The procession is celebrated by taking the Nayanmars in...


Birds of Theosophical Society in summer 2019
21 photos

Mylapore Temple Car Festival , 2019
22 photos

chola architecture
165 photos

Thirupullamangai Temple
10 photos
Brahmapurisvara Temple is one of earliest Chola temple near Thanjavur ( Others being Narthamalai Vijayacholiswarm, Koranganathar temple at Srinivasa nallur and Moovar temple at Kodumbalur) The temple...

Senate House, University of Madras
11 photos
Constructed by Robert Chisholm between 1874 and 1879, the Senate building is considered to be one of the best and oldest examples of Indo-Saracenic architecture in India Convocations were held here...


Sri Parthasarathy Temple Bramotsavam 2012
5 photos

Chikmagaluru
6 photos

5th International Hot Air Balloon Festival...
8 photos

Kanchipuram 2018
7 photos

Sculptures of Devikapuram
5 photos


Sholinganallur/Perumbakkam Nov'2018
25 photos
Birds have started coming to Sholinganallur/Perumbakkam wetlands, though in large numbers in this season. The population of spotbilled ducks are more in numbers. Very few pelicans , painted storks...

Great Chola living Temples
36 photos

Mysore Palace
15 photos
Ambavilas Palace , otherwise known as the Mysore Palace , is a historical palace and a royal residence at Mysore in the southern Karnataka state of India. It is the official residence of the Wadiyar...

Exhibition on Temples of India by...
17 photos
Another exhibition of mine at Adyar Library Conference Hall, Theosophical Society, Adyar. This time the exhibition exclusively on Temples that I visited and photographed. This exhibition on “...

Kanthallor, Kerala
35 photos
Kanthalloor is a village in Idukki district in the Indian state of Kerala.It is a village nestled in the Western Ghats of India. The salubrious climate and the picturesque landscapes and wide variety...


Butterflies of 2018
59 photos

Courtallam trip
38 photos

Trees of Theosophical society
62 photos

Waterfalls - My collection
48 photos

Surfing at Kovalam
14 photos


Karaikudi-Chettinad Palaces and houses
46 photos
I visited visited Karaikudi with my family with a view to study the architectural beauty,life style and preservation of cultural heritage by Chettiar community and are immensely happy about our...

Thirumayam Fort and Temples, Pudukottai
22 photos
The Thirumayam Fort is a 40-acre wide fortress in the town of Thirumayam in Pudukkottai-Karaikudi Highway in Pudukkottai District, Tamil Nadu, India. It was constructed by Vijaya Raghunatha...

Valparai all
85 photos

The wonders of nature
26 photos
The wonders of nature are endless.- says Walt Disney True . whenever I see nature I see something new and wonderful. Before capturing anything I will enjoy it fully and try to capture it with...

Kotagiri -Part 1
28 photos


Marakkanam salt pans
15 photos
Salt is produced in Thoothukudi, Vedaranyam and Marakkaram in TamilNadu. Tamil Nadu is largest producer of salt next to Gujarat. Marakkanam produces common edible salt. It is raw crystal salt (kal...

Wayanad Part 2
32 photos

A trip to Wayanad- Part 1
25 photos

TS in summer
70 photos
Normally photography at TS will be good only after the arrival of butterflies in July. September to November is best season for macro shoots. But even during the summer TS will be attractive...

On a rainy day
20 photos
Same flowers, same trees, same pathways. Every thing is same. But on a rainy day they look differently. Wetness, droplets of water, change of climatic conditions change everything. Flowers are...


beauty of plumeria
14 photos

Kolam
41 photos

Arupathu Moovar Festival, Mylai 2018
18 photos
Arupathu moovar festival as a part of Panguni Uthiram is celebrated in order to honour the Saivaite devotees, namely the sixty-three Nayanmars. The procession is celebrated by taking the Nayanmars in...

House sparrows census by Madras Naturalist's...
21 photos
Madras Naturalist’s Society, Chennai organised a programme for the census of house sparrows in continuation of world House sparrows Day on 25th March, at Elliots Beach ,Besant nagar, Chennai with...

Holi 2018
17 photos
Holi is a Hindu spring festival celebrated in India and Nepal, also known as festival of colours or the festival of love. It is celebrated in some parts of Chennai like Sowcarpet. There is a story...


Kodumbalur Moovar Koil மூவர்...
20 photos
Moovar Koil or "The Three temples" is a Hindu temple complex situated in the village of Kodumbalur, 36 kilometers from Pudukkottai in Tamil Nadu, India. These temples are believed to have...

Yali ( யாளி )
29 photos
Yali( யாளி ) also known as Vyala or Vidala in Sanskrit) is a mythical creature seen in many Hindu temples, often sculpted onto the pillars. It may be portrayed as part lion, part elephant and...

Indian palm squirrels
49 photos

squirrels other than Indian palm squirrels
24 photos
Squirrels This set covers four different species of squirrels ,namely Indian Palm squiirels, malabar giant brown squirrels (Ratufa indica) Eastern grey squirrels (US) and Chip munks (US). These...

Sholinganallur Jan 2018
10 photos


Kolam contest , Mylapore Festival, 2018
19 photos
Kolams are thought to bestow prosperity to homes. Every morning in Tamil Nadu, millions of women draw kolams on the ground with white rice powder. Through the day, the drawings get walked on, rained...

Vedanthangal 2017
14 photos

Nelapattu and SHAR road 2017
11 photos

canon powershot sx 60
75 photos

Nilgiris 2
31 photos


Nilgiris 1
30 photos
Visited Kallar, Masinagudi,Ooty,Coonoor,Kotagiri and Kodanad in the last week of October 2017 with Dr M.Mahender and had wonderful photographic opportunities. Here is an album on this

Sholinganallur Oct 2017
10 photos

Kodikkarai 2017
20 photos
A visit to Kodikkarai (PtCalimere) will never disappoint anyone. Even in off season times one can get a good number of wildlife shots. I spent only three hours in the sanctuary and able to get...

Butterflies of 2017
207 photos

Vinayaka immersion 2017
8 photos


2017
72 photos

Padmanabhapuram Palace and Sree Padmanabhaswamy...
7 photos
Padmanabhapuram Palace (Tamil: பத்மநாபபுரம் அரண்மனை, Malayalam: പത്മനാഭപുരം കൊട്ടാരം) is located in atPadmanabhapuram Fort,...

Kanyakumari ,Vattakottai Fort and Sothavilai...
18 photos
The Thiruvalluvar Statue is a 133 feet (40.6 m) tall stone sculpture of the Tamil poet and philosopher Tiruvalluvar, author of the Thirukkural. It is located atop a small island near the town of...

Thirparappu waterfalls -...
9 photos
Mathoor Aqueduct or Mathoor Hanging Trough, is an aqueduct in southern India, in the Vilavancode taluk of Kanyakumari District of Tamil Nadu state. Built over the Pahrali River (also called...

Poovar Backwaters, Kerala
14 photos
Located 12 km south of Kovalam in Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala, Poovar is an isolated but spectacular beach. It is situated close to the Neyyar River estuary. A trading port in its early days,...


TS this week
23 photos
Recent rains brought considerable changes in Theosophical Society campus.Snails, spiders , bugs, beetles and grasshoppers returned back.

yercaud
12 photos

TamronSP 150-600mmG2
89 photos

My butterfly collection,US
66 photos
Captured in Massachusetts State, US

Portraits- Parthasarathy Temple
78 photos


butterflies of TS 2017
48 photos

TS photo walk by PSM members
14 photos
Photo walk organised by Photographic Society of Madras, Chennai on 02.09.2017 and 03.09.2017

Butterflies of TS captured with Tamron 150-600mm...
31 photos

Kodaikanal
30 photos
Princess of Hill stations

Arupathu Moovar Festival, Mylapore,2017
5 photos


Mylai Kapaleeswarar Temple Panguni Uthiram Car...
18 photos
Situated in the heart of city of Chennai, Kapaleeswarar Temple is one of the 276 Paadal Petra Sthalams . This glorious temple is closely associated with Sambandar(...

Most popular -interesting
198 photos

Holi festival 2017
11 photos
Festival of colours Holi is a Hindu spring festival celebrated in India and Nepal, also known as festival of colours or the festival of love.The festival signifies the victory of good over evil, the...

Sholinganallur marsh 2017
51 photos
Sholinganallur wetlands in 2017 appears to be more attractive than previous years .More and more species of birds. A feast to eyes and delight to the bird photographers. Sholinganallur-Perumbakkam...

Watching the behaviour of Asian koel
9 photos


Puducherry visit
16 photos

architecture
199 photos

Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve
40 photos
Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve is one of the finest & largest National Parks in Maharashtra. It is one of India’s 47 project tiger reserves existing in India. It lies in Chandrapur district of...

honey bee
12 photos
Importance of honey bees Bees are some of the hardest working creatures on the planet, and because of their laborious work ethic, we owe many thanks to this amazing yet often under appreciated...

rain at TS
16 photos


Padal Petra Thalangal
185 photos

Yelagiri Hills 2014
28 photos
Yelagiri is a hill station in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu, India, situated off the Vaniyambadi-Tirupattur road. Located at an altitude of 1,410.6 metres above Mean Sea Level and spread across 30...

Macro at TS
160 photos

Immersion of idol Pillaiyar 2016
11 photos
As a part of Vinayakar Chaturthi, idol of Pillaiyar is being taken to Bay of Bengal for immersion. As per scriptures and traditions clay idols are to be worshipped and immersed in water bodies on...

Butterflies of TS 2016
36 photos
Butterfly season in this year at Theosophical Society, Adyar started very well. However their numbers are less comparing to previous years. Again comparing with other places like Adyar Poonga and...


Adyar Poonga, Chennai
16 photos
Tholkappia Poonga or popularly known as Adyar Poonga is one of the places that every naturalist must visit. Great work has been done here by the Chennai Restoration of Rivers Trust (CRRT).It is an...

Gingee Fort
11 photos
Gingee Fort or Senji Fort (also known as Chenji, Jinji or Senchi) in Tamil Nadu, India is one of the surviving forts in Tamil Nadu, India. . The fort is so fortified, that Shivaji, the Maratha king,...

Belur, Kolkata
5 photos

Kumortuli, Kolkata
10 photos
Kumortuli (also spelt Kumartuli, or the archaic spelling Coomartolly) (Bengali: কুমোরটুলি) is a traditionally potters’ quarter in northern Kolkata (West Bengal. By virtue of their...

Kolkata - A city of joy
18 photos
With diverse geographical features, West Bengal is a state bound by rich culture, heritage and traditions. The experience with Bengal has always been such that the more you explore the expanse of the...


Kolkata - street scene
15 photos
Kolkata is very interesting city. Old charms are still retained and at the same time modern activities are welcomed. It is photographer's paradise. A person interested in monumental,histotical and...

Kolkata 2
5 photos

Purbasthali, WB
15 photos
On the Tropic of Cancer lies the quaint town of Purbasthali, in Burdwan, West Bengal. It is 120 kms north from Kolkata. Also known as Chupi Char, Purbasthali lies on the banks of a large oxbow lake...

Sri Partharasathy Temple Brahmotsavam April 2016
22 photos
அருள் மிகு பார்த்தசாரதி சுவாமி கோயில் பிரம்மோற்சவம்-தேரோட்டம் Parthasarathy Temple at...

Banyan
33 photos
Great Banyan at Theosophical Society is important attraction in the city of Chennai. This album describes all activities relating to banyan tree, its fruits,dry leaves, Mahaveer , birds etc


Kingfishers
56 photos

Mylai arubathu Moovar Festival 2016
14 photos
Arupathu moovar festival as a part of Panguni Uthiram is celebrated in order to honour the Saivaite devotees, namely the sixty-three Nayanmars. The procession is celebrated by taking the Nayanmars in...

moth
29 photos

Mylai Temple Car Festival 2016
16 photos
Situated in the heart of city of Chennai, Kapaleeswarar Temple is one of the 276 Paadal Petra Sthalams . This glorious temple is closely associated with Sambandar(...

PSM members exhibition
7 photos


Sri Parthasarathy Temple Bramotsavam 2016
15 photos
அருள் மிகு பார்த்தசாரதி சுவாமி கோயில் பிரம்மோற்சவம்-தேரோட்டம் Veda gosti Parthasarathy...

bombax
20 photos

Mylai festival kolam competition
15 photos
Kolam (Tamil: கோலம் kõlaṁ) is a form of painting that is drawn using rice powder/chalk/chalk powder/white rock powder often using naturally/synthetically colored powders in Tamil Nadu,...

SHAR road and Nelapattu
18 photos
Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary is a bird sanctuary in Nellore district, Andhra Pradesh, India, near the village of Nelapattu. It has an area of 458.92 hectares. It is an important breeding site for...

Ashoka stupi
3 photos


Asian koel and banyan
14 photos
The Asian koel (Eudynamys scolopaceus) is a member of the cuckoo order of birds, the Cuculiformes. It is found in South Asia, China, and Southeast Asia. The Asian koel is a brood parasite that lays...

Car free Sunday, Elliots Beach, Besant Nagar
25 photos
Car free day WILL BE observed on all Sundays at otherwise very busy Elliots Beach.Lot of funs...Educative and awarness programmes..music..children play..kolams .yoga..road art..fitness programmes...

TS on 20.11.2015
12 photos

Munnar மூணாறு Part 3
23 photos

Munnar மூணாறு Part 2
34 photos
Munnar is one of the beautiful hill stations in India and known for its Nilgiri tahrs an endangered species . It is also a popular place for Indian honeymooners. The region in and around Munnar...


Munnar மூணாறு - Part 1
19 photos
Munnar is one of the beautiful hill stations in India and known for its Nilgiri tahrs an endangered species . It is also a popular place for Indian honeymooners. The region in and around Munnar...

snail
6 photos

rain wonder
57 photos

Olive ridley- sea turtle
10 photos
The conservation of endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles and their habitat along the Chennai coast . Olive Ridley sea turtles use a wide range of habitats (sandy beaches, coral reefs, sea grass...

My home garden
134 photos


Smile of nature
8 photos

Ancient temples of Kanchipuram
56 photos
Kanchipuram is a land of temples and one can visit more than hundred temples even now.It was under the regime of Pallavas,Cholas, Vijayanagar Kingdom,Arcot Nawabs and British before independence ....

Jeenaswamy Trilokyanathar Temple, Kanchipuram
13 photos
Jeenaswamy Trilokyanathar Temple situated at Thiruparuthi kundram also called as Jaina Kanchi is well known shrine for Jains.There are two temples in the campus,one for Varthamana and another for...

From my archives
24 photos

Pallava Rock cut cave temples, Mamandur
16 photos
Mamandur rock cut cave temples are located on the Kanchipuram - Vandavasi road, near Dusi. It is known for the 7th-century rock-cut cave temple, which is one of the monuments of national importance...


on the leaves...
24 photos
on the leaves.....

Temples,culture and rich heritage of...
299 photos
Tamil Nadu, India is a land of temples. It has rich heritage and culture. Architectural works are breath-taking.

Thondai Nadu Temples- Thirumurai Temples
12 photos

Gangai Konda Cholapuram Temple Part 2
17 photos
Gangaikonda Cholapuram (Tamil: கங்கைகொண்ட சோழபுரம்) was erected as the capital of the Cholas by Rajendra Chola I, the son and successor of Rajaraja Chola, the...

Thirubhuvanam Temple
13 photos
The Kampaheswarar Temple at Thirubhuvanam (திருபுவனம்) is dedicated to the god Shiva. It is situated in the town of Thirubuvanam on the Mayiladuthurai-Kumbakonam road. Shiva is...


Saptha Sthana Sthalangal Temples
16 photos
There are 275 Padal Petra Sthalangal (glorified by Thevara Moovar namely Gnana Sambandhar, Appar and Sundarar) dedicated to Lord Siva in Tamil Nadu. These temples are very ancient and culturally and...

Recent temples visited
124 photos

Gangai Konda Cholapuram Temple Part 1
18 photos
Gangaikonda Cholapuram (Tamil: கங்கைகொண்ட சோழபுரம்) was erected as the capital of the Cholas by Rajendra Chola I, the son and successor of Rajaraja Chola, the...

Pazhayarai Temple
9 photos
Pazhaiyarai Vadathali ( கீழபழையாறை வடதளி) is a Hindu temple dedicated to Someswarar, a form of Shiva. It is located 6 km away from Kumbakonam on the Kumbakonam- Aavoor...

Mylai Festival
55 photos
அறுபத்து மூவர் திருவிழா Situated in the heart of city of Chennai, Kapaleeswarar Temple is one of the 276 Paadal Petra Sthalams of Thirumurai. Arupathu...


Mylai Arubathu Moovar Festival,2015
14 photos
Arupathu moovar festival as a part of Panguni Uthiram is celebrated in order to honour the Saivaite devotees, namely the sixty-three Nayanmars. The procession is celebrated by taking the Nayanmars in...

Mylai Temple Car Festival 2015
11 photos
Situated in the heart of city of Chennai, Kapaleeswarar Temple is one of the 276 Paadal Petra Sthalams of Thirumurai. This glorious temple is closely associated with Sambandar(...

Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, Madurai
8 photos
Meenakshi Amman Temple (also called: Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, Tiru-aalavaai and Meenakshi Amman Kovil) is a historic Hindu temple located on the southern bank of the Vaigai River in the temple...

Parthasarathy Temple Car Festival 2015
22 photos
அருள் மிகு பார்த்தசாரதி சுவாமி கோயில் பிரம்மோற்சவம்-தேரோட்டம் Parthasarathy Temple at...

Temples of Bhubaneswar
15 photos
Bhubaneswar, capital of Odisha State, India is known for centuries old artistic temples. There are in fact thousands of big and small temples in and around Bhubaneswar. Lingaraj Temple, Raja Rani...


Puri, Odisha
6 photos

Brahmeswara Temple, Bhubaneswar
13 photos
Bhubaneswar, capital of Odisha State, India is known for centuries old artistic temples. There are in fact thousands of big and small temples in and around Bhubaneswar. Lingaraj Temple, Raja Rani...

Sun Temple, Konark,Odisha,India
16 photos
Sun Temple, Konark,Odisha was built by Eastern Ganga King Narasimhadeva 1(1238-64) to enshrine the image of Sun God. The entire complex was designed in the form of a huge chariot drawn by seven...

Vaital and Sisireswar Temples, Bhubaneswar
20 photos
Bhubaneswar has many big architecturally beautiful temples. There are some small temples also there but rich in architecture. Vaital Temple complex is smaller in size and is on the main road...

Vinayaka Chaturthi and immersion 2014
26 photos
It is customery for many years that taking Lord Vinayakar into the sea for immersion on the 3rd day or 5th day of Vinayaka Chathurthi. Idol is made of clay and completely environment friendly....


Koranganatha Temple, Srinivasanallur
11 photos
Srinivasanallur temple is situated on the banks of the river Cauvery on the Salem-Trichy Highway 50km from Trichy.Both the inner and the outer walls of Koranganatha temple has been adorned with...

Temple Car-wood work
7 photos
Temple cars are chariots used to carry representations of Hindu gods. The car is usually used on festival days called Ther Thiruvizha (தேர் திருவிழா) usually happens once in a...

Enjoyable Ellora
20 photos
Ellora is an archaeological site, 30 km from the city of Aurangabad in Maharashtra,India . Well-known for its monumental caves, Ellora is a World Heritage Site. Ellora represents the epitome of...

Varanasi 2
24 photos
This is second part on Varanasi.Earlier part covers variousportraits shots and this part tries to cover different walks of Varanasi. Benaras is older than history,older than tradition,even older...

Varanasi - 1
20 photos
Benaras is older than history,older than tradition,even older than legend and looks twice as old as all of them,put together - Mark Twain Varanasi called kashi in scriptures, said to be the...


Saranath
14 photos
Buddhists wordwide look upon India as the land of the Buddha and a visit to this country means a pilgrimage to those places sacred to the memory of the Enlightened One. After the Bouddha attanined...

Parthasarathy Temple Car Festival 2014
6 photos

Parthasarathy Temple 2012
12 photos

Parthasarathy Temple brahmotsavam 2013
14 photos
பார்த்தசாரதி ! உன் பாதமே கதி .. The Parthasarathy Temple (Tamil: பார்த்தசாரதி கோயில்) is an 8th century Hindu...

Parthasarathy Temple 2013 2013 Car Festival-...
14 photos
பார்த்தசாரதி கோயில் பிரம்மோற்சவம்-தேரோட்டம் Parthasarathy Temple at Chennai is a popular Vaishnavite temple,...


Kolam
17 photos
Kolam (Tamil: கோலம் kõlaṁ) is a form of painting that is drawn using rice powder/chalk/chalk powder/white rock powder often using naturally/synthetically colored powders in Tamil Nadu,...

Thiruporur Kandasamy Temple, Porur, Chennai
7 photos

Bodh Gaya -2
33 photos
Bodh Gaya is revered as the holiest of the Holy of Buddhists all over the world.Bodh Gaya is a religious site and place of pilgrimage associated with the Mahabodhi Temple Complex in Gaya district in...

Sri Parthasarathy Temple Brahmotvasavam,2014
18 photos
The Parthasarathy Temple (Tamil: பார்த்தசாரதி கோயில்) is an 8th century Hindu Vaishnavite temple dedicated to Lord Krishna, located at Triplicane, Chennai, India....

Bodh Gaya
20 photos
GAYA –கயை 'Buddham Sharanam Gachhami'-புத்தம் சரணம் கச்சாமி Buddhists wordwide look upon India as the land of the Buddha and a visit to this country...


Thirumurai Temples (திருமுறை...
59 photos
Thevara Thirumurai temples (திருமுறை கோயில்கள்) or Padal Petra Sthalangal are temples to which Saiva Nayanmars (saints) Thirugnana Sambandhar, Appar and Sundarar ...

Kanchi and Mahabalipuram
24 photos

Rameswaram
26 photos
It is customary practice to all Hindu devotees who wish to visit Prayag and Varanasi must visit, Rameswaram first .The temple Ramanathaswamy temple situates on the island of Rameswaram.This temple is...

mylapore festival 2010
9 photos

Elephanta caves
13 photos


Yahoo-life style
22 photos
Yahoo India recently published my photos of temples under the caption "Great Temples of Tamilnadu" . The link is in.lifestyle.yahoo.com/photos/great-temples-of-tamil-nadu... Popular...

Architecture
119 photos

Kabini Part 2
23 photos
Nagarhole National Park (also known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park), is a national park located in Kodagu district and Mysore district in Karnataka state in South India. This park was declared the...

Narthamalai
7 photos

Tharangambadi (Tranquebar)
15 photos
Tharangambadi (formerly Tranquebar) is, 15 km north of Karaikal, near the mouth of a distributary of the Kaveri River. It was a Danish colony from 1620 to 1845. When Danish people came, the place was...


Uthirakosamangai ,Devipattinam,Thirupullanai and...
11 photos
There are many temples of importance nearer to Rameswaram. They are notable in religious point of view. They are Uthirakosamangai,Devipattinam,Thirupullani and Sethukarai. Uthirakosamangai (...

kanheri caves
16 photos

Mahabalipuram
25 photos

Amazing Ajantha
16 photos

Nature's gallery
16 photos
Nature shows us only surfaces, but she is a million fathoms deep. Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) American writer and philosopher The birds and animals, trees and grasses, rocks, water and wind are...


Butterflies,bees and moths of this season
16 photos

Bombax ceiba and birds...
18 photos

house sparrow
50 photos
World Sparrow Day is celebrated on 20th March every year .The House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) is a species of passerine bird of the sparrow family Passeridae. It is strongly associated with human...

Nagalinga flower
22 photos

valparai 1
25 photos
Valparai is a paradise on earth for all the nature lovers. Enchanting beauty of Valparai invited me to visit again in the same year .It is a place of streams , waterfalls,meadows,hills,dams,Grass...


Chennai birds
15 photos
.City of Chennai is blessed with so many water bodies in spite of heavy growth of flats and houses around it .Pallikaranai marsh,Siruthavur lake , Kelampakkam wetlands , Solinganallur swamp ,...

SHAR road
13 photos

Power of Canon Powershot SX 40
340 photos

Valparai,Topslip,Parambikulam 2
31 photos
Valparai is a paradise on earth for all the nature lovers. Enchanting beauty of Valparai invited me to visit again in the same year .It is a place of streams , waterfalls,meadows,hills,dams,Grass...

Valparai - Grass Hill
24 photos


Top slip & Parambikulam
32 photos

Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, Kerala
23 photos
I visited Thattekad Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary and Edamalayar forest with members of PSM in the last week of January 2015. It is really a paradise for the bird watchers. Srilangan frog mouth is...

Recent uploads
17 photos

Theosophical Society photos
59 photos

Kodikkarai 2015- Part Two
28 photos


Kodikkarai Wildlife Sanctuary 2015- Part one
18 photos

Sunset at Kodikkarai
7 photos

Birds - From my archives 2007-2009
15 photos

New images 20/11/14
9 photos

On a rainy day...
7 photos


Flowers of Ooty
18 photos

Recent TS photos
11 photos

Avalanche,Emerald Lakes etc
22 photos
Avalanche,Lake is located at a distance of 28 kms from Ooty. A beautiful lake surrounded by a thick shola forest. This pristine valley, gets its name from a massive landslide that took place here...

Kallar Gardens - கல்லாறு...
12 photos
Government Horticultural Garden Kallar , is located on the mettupalayam – ooty highway at distance of 1 Km from the first hairpin bend. The garden was formed in 1900 this garden is situated at 360...

Mukurthi National Park, Nilgiris
18 photos
Mukurthi National Park is another major attraction of the Nilgiris. It is located on the south eastern corner of the Nilgiris Plateau. The area contains a viable population of Nilgiri Thar...


Birds of Nilgiris
25 photos

flowers
552 photos

my macro world
480 photos
Closer and closer look of flowers butterflies,bees, wasps,bugs,beetles and moths to see their beautiful features.

Mudumalai National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary
22 photos
Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park is situated at the tri-junction of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka on the North Eastern Slopes of the Nilgiris part of Western Ghats descending to the...

Birds of Mangalajodi
15 photos
The marshy wetland of Mangalajodi is on the northern edge of Chilika Lake of Odisha State . It is a birder’s paradise in the truest sense. This fresh water swamp nurtures and nourishes them for...


Yelagiri Hills 1
28 photos
Yelagiri is a hill station in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu, India, situated off the Vaniyambadi-Tirupattur road. Located at an altitude of 1,410.6 metres above Mean Sea Level and spread across 30...

From a village
9 photos

Butterflies of India
247 photos
Indian butterflies. There are so many species and groups of butterflies in India. One of such groups is pansy butterflies. They are six in numbesr. They are peacock pansy, blue pansy,chocolate...

flowers and trees of TS
220 photos

Nanmangalam reserve Forest,Chennai
15 photos


Chilika Lake
31 photos
The marshy wetland of Mangalajodi is on the northern edge of Chilika Lake of Odisha State . It is a birder’s paradise in the truest sense. This fresh water swamp nurtures and nourishes them for...

Pellucid Hawk moth
11 photos
The Pellucid Hawk Moth (Cephonodes hylas) is a moth of the family Sphingidae.The other names are coffee clear wing hawk moth, bee hawk moth. The Coffee Hawk Moth has transparent wings and a stout...

My recent uploads
12 photos

sea
48 photos

Selected macro images
150 photos


Orange blister beetle
10 photos
orange blister beetles (Mylabris pustulata) Blister beetles are well known for their defensive secretion of a blistering agent, cantharidin.Cantharidin is a poisonous chemical that causes blistering...

Ousteri lake
6 photos
Ousteri Lake is located towards north at a distance of 10 km from Pondicherry town (Pondicherry– Villupuram road). The wetland covers an area of about 390 ha (lies in both Tamil Nadu and...

trees and birds
139 photos

Beauty of Pamban
13 photos
Pamban Island has many attractions such as century old Pamban Bridge, Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge and colourful waters. A scenic beauty itself .Pamban Island ( பாம்பன்...

Kovalam Beach, Chennai
10 photos


moth
25 photos

Equestrian Challenge
33 photos
Red Earth Riding school, Pondicherry conducted Equestrian Challenge 2014 tournament in February 2014.It is well organised event at International level. Situated in spacious grounds with beautiful...

Birds/animals in groups
15 photos

recent flower photos
20 photos

trees
93 photos


Birds of this week
9 photos

water lily - Happy New Year
101 photos

Spiders at TS
48 photos

My home garden
128 photos

Niagara Falls,US
22 photos
Niagara USA offers a breathtaking view of one of nature’s marvels and an experience that will last a lifetime. The Niagara Falls are the most powerful waterfalls in North America. These voluminous...


Sholinganallur & Kelampakkam birds
49 photos
Sholinganallur at Chennai, India is a good birding area. So also Kelambakkam, which is nearby. Birds in this set are : Grey francolin , yellow wagtail , red-vented bulbul , scaly-breasted munia...

hibiscus
62 photos

100 best images
100 photos

Lovely Yercaud - எழில்மிகு...
20 photos

landscape
115 photos


flamingos at Pulicat lake- SHAR road
21 photos
பூ நாரை- greater flamingo (phoenicopterus) நீண்டு மெலிந்த சிவந்த கால்களையும், மெல்லிய குழல்...

spotted owlet
75 photos

east coast
88 photos

Tamron 200-500mm
146 photos

macro - insects
453 photos


Mumbai
47 photos
This set on Mumbai consists of photos on Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, formerly known as Victoria Terminus Station, Gateway of India, Hotel Taj Mahal Palace &;Tower,Elephanta Caves, Lion Point,...

getty images-selected
296 photos

5,00,000 views -Selected best images
215 photos

Thanjavur
9 photos

jewel bug
15 photos


mantises and stick insects
19 photos
Mantis and stick insects Many people may not aware the differences between mantis (mantid) and stick insect (walking stick or leaf insect). . Mantids are carnivores that kill and eat other insects...

Pt Calimere 1
73 photos

temples/architectures/sculptures/monuments
124 photos

Pt Calimere-Kodikarai 2
35 photos

Kodikkarai 2012
37 photos
Kodikkarai otherwise called as Point Calimere is a wild life and bird sanctuary where you can see black bucks ( velimaman in Tamil),feral horses,wild boars,jackals and variety of land and water...


Sunbird- தேன் சிட்டு
20 photos
Capturing of sunbirds is a big challenge,since they never settle in a place even for one second. In my experience capturing humming bird is easier than sunbirds. The Purple Sunbird (Cinnyris...

travel
502 photos

Immersion of idol of Pillaiyar
15 photos
ஐந்து கரத்தனை யானை முகத்தனை இந்தின் இளம்பிறை போலும் எயிற்றனை நந்தி...

red cotton bug
11 photos

water
54 photos
Here area few photos related to water.


flying fox
15 photos
flying fox - பழம் தின்னி வெளவால் Bat is the only mammal that can fly.But its legs are too weak,it cannot walk. Theosophical Society,Adyar,Chennai

garden lizard
21 photos

Theosophical Society selected photos
100 photos

butterfly beauty (India)
133 photos

my sparrows collection
31 photos


grasshoppers
18 photos
வெட்டுக்கிளி

wasps and bees
56 photos
குளவிகளும் வண்டுகளும்

290k views- interesting & most viewed photos
154 photos

wax musuem
6 photos

grasshoppers/spiders
35 photos


one tree several beneficiaries
9 photos

Arnold Arboretum
19 photos
Arnold Arboretum managed by Harward University,Boston is one of the world’s leading cetres for the study of plants. A unique blend of beloved public landscape and respected research institution,...

My recent bird photographs -Part 2
45 photos

My recent bird photographs -Part 1
16 photos

Massachusetts
214 photos


mumbai
43 photos

recent birds photos
35 photos

land birds
233 photos

water birds
93 photos

Semmozhi Poonga
16 photos


insects etc
240 photos

adyar poonga
16 photos

macro
313 photos

koonthankulam
6 photos

topslip/parambikulam
15 photos


Theosopical Society
765 photos

Flowers and trees
204 photos

Nature
171 photos

Mammals
72 photos

Birds
239 photos


misc
57 photos

A few photos on birds
410 photos