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Vishwanath Mandir or Hidden Shiva Temple in the village of Guptakashi (means Hidden Shiva) in the Himalayas, Rudraprayag District, Uttarakhand, India, is on the road to Kedarnath Temple.
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Vishwanath Shiva Temple, Guptakashi, India
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Ardhnareswar Temple on the right is in Guptakashi (Hidden Shiva) in the Himalayas, Rudraprayag District, Uttarakhand, India. Ardhanareshvara is dedicated to the half-man half-woman deity representing the merging of masculine and feminine, Shiva and Parvati.
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Ardhnareswar Temple beside Shiva Temple, Guptakashi, India
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Trayabakeshwar Terah Manzil Temple at Lakshman Jhula, Rishikesh, India. The ground floor displays many gated altars open only when blessings are being offered. This is a pujari (priest) offering blessings at the Ganesh Altar.
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Trayabakeshwar Temple pujari offering blessings Ganesh Altar
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Kunjapuri Temple is located near Narendranagar 28 Km from Rishikesh. Dedicated to Goddess Shakti. According to legends, Kunjapuri Mandir is located where the chest part of sati fell. Uttarakhand, India. This is a shaktipeet; legend says a piece of the Goddess Sati fell here when she died.
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Temple Entrance Arch
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Kunjapuri Temple near Rishikesh India
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Temple
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Kunjapuri Temple near Rishikesh India
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Sprawling, massive Box Elder tree, Acer Negundo in the aceraceae family, beautifully covered in icy frost.
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Frost covered Box Elder Tree
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Closeup of unique and unusual icicles on a drip chain. Nature`s art! I think I see a dolphin. What do you see here?
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Cool icicles on a drip chain
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Day is done. Setting sun highlights and shadows little hills of snow.  Two images.
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Sunset spills across snow
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A few minutes later, somewhat darker.
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Sunset spills across snow
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Closeup of unique and unusual icicles on a drip chain. Nature`s art! What do you see here?
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Cool icicles on a drip chain
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Unique and unusual icicles on a drip chain. What animal do you see here?
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Cool icicles on a drip chain
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Closeup of a bouquet of beautiful, fresh white double daisies, Bellis Perennis.
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White double daisy close up
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Beautiful winter photo, closeup of frost on Oregon Grape bush leaves, an evergreen shrub in the barberry family, Mahonia Aquafolium.
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Fringe of frost on Oregon Grape leaves close up
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