first thought when I saw this in India was “phallic symbol,” which is very American of me. In fact, this statue personifies both the man and the woman and the unity of the entire universe. It is a common statue seen in almost every temple/shrine in India. This photograph is from the Elephanta Caves in Mumbai, India. Both tourists and Indians must take off their shoes before entering the temple to pray.
Today is also my Birthday! I never do anything big, but I love finding restaurants that offer free meals on your birthday! Nothing makes me feel so special as free food :)!
This is me chowing down on some masaman curry at Tuk Tuk Thai restaurant – a local favorite of mine. They are a chain and have locations everywhere, including California! I know because I accidentally ordered takeout from the California location once….