From the summer palace of the Mysore Maharajah in Fern Hill, we descended the Nilgiris to Mysore town.
The Chamundeshwari temple in the Chamundi Hills near Mysore.
Nonstop homas inside: “svaha!”
Demonstrating powder puja supplies outside the temple.
This man tied on fire-colored thread bracelets with a mantra for each of us. Two weeks on, we’re starting to suspect strange vibes…We had a rough ride across Karnataka after this. But with Nandin the cosmic bull looking out for us, we’re still smiling.