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Devaneri fisherman village.
1994-02 oochappan

Devaneri fisherman village.


Devaneri is situated at 4 km north of Mamallapuram.
Inauguration of their newly painted temple at sunset.
The leaders are sitting in front dressed only with a white wasti or loin-cloth like the Brahmin priest. The village chooses their own president out of the two main competitive families. At the end of the celebration, the Gods were brought back into the temple just behind.

camera: film Espio 110 scanned/saturation/highlight-shadow

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