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Unusual monsoon pics: Shiva and the sea

Last updated on: August 10, 2011 15:51 IST

Unusual monsoon pics: Shiva and the sea

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We invited readers to send in their interesting monsoon snapshots. Here is the next set of responses -- and you can share yours too!

We invited you to send in unique monsoon-themed photographs -- odd scenes that are captured on a lens for posterity -- to share with other readers. Here is the next set of responses!

First up we received this interesting image from Pallavi Shivakumar, who says, "I went to Manipal last week for my son's college admission. We then decided to take a trip to the Mookambika and Murudeshwar temples. The South-West Monsoon is at its peak now on the Malabar Coast. The statue of Lord Shiva at Murudeshwar, with the dark, grey, rough Arabian Sea as the backdrop looked awesome in the heavy rain. Lord Shiva is the Lord of Destruction in Hindu mythology and this scenery seems to remind us of that -- man can never tame nature. This photograph was taken from the top floor of the nearby temple tower."

Share your interesting monsoon snapshots with us! They could be from anywhere across India or the world, but they have to be original.

Simply e-mail your photographs to travelpicsga@rediffmail.com (subject line: 'Unusual monsoon pics') -- we'll publish the most interesting ones on rediff.com and in India Abroad. And make sure to include a little write-up of where you clicked the snap.

Remember, the theme is the monsoons, so your photograph has to gel with the season. Hurry and send in your entry today!

Disclaimer: The photographs featured in this series are, to the best of our knowledge, original entries submitted by readers. Rediff.com does not assume any responsibility for their originality.


Image: Shiva and the sea
Photographs: Pallavi Shivakumar
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Lush red beauties

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Next we have this lovely one from Prasad Nair, of flowers after a rainshower.


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Photographs: Prasad Nair
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In the waterfall

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Naveen B e-mailed in this snapshot captured during the monsoons in the Western Ghats of Tamil Nadu.


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Photographs: Naveen B
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Clouds at dusk

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This photograph of clouds gathering at dusk is the work of Anirban Mondal.


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Photographs: Anirban Mondal
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Sparkling in the sun

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And finally, we have this one from Supriya of raindrops looking like pretty pearls on a leaf.


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Photographs: Supriya
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