Hindu temple in the midwest By AratiSeptember 22, 2018 ( 13 ) Sri Venkateswara Swami (Balaji) Temple, Aurora, Illinois Share this:FacebookTwitterWhatsAppPrintEmailLike this:Like Loading... Categories: Buildings, Photography, The JourneyTags: Architecture, Aurora Illinois, Black & White, Buildings, Hindu Temple, Midwest, Photography, Sri Venkateswara Swami (Balaji) Temple Related Articles Wordless Wednesday By Arati2 days ago Monochrome Mondays: Passage to heaven By Arati4 days ago ( 2 ) the universe of bees By Arati4 days ago ( 5 ) 13 comments › Grammy Writes October 1, 2018 • 7:20 pm There is a beautiful Hindu temple not far from where I live in the suburbs of Kansas City. Much like this one, the architecture of it is amazing. I love your photos in black & white! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply ↓ Arati October 2, 2018 • 9:18 am Thank you for sharing about the temple in your area. Glad you like the black and whites, I take this as encouragement to play more with monochrome. LikeLike Reply ↓ Rupali September 29, 2018 • 12:53 pm Beautiful place and photos. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply ↓ Arati September 29, 2018 • 2:11 pm Thank you Rupali LikeLiked by 1 person Reply ↓ Olga September 29, 2018 • 6:04 am What a wonderful piece of architecture to find in the Midwest. I also love the look of the stark black and white contrast. Really accentuates the details of the temple. 🙂 LikeLike Reply ↓ Sue (Mac's Girl) September 26, 2018 • 5:22 am What an amazing place! I haven’t visited here yet but will make a point to get out to Aurora in the near future. Thanks for sharing. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply ↓ Arati September 28, 2018 • 9:45 pm You’re welcome. I’m glad you enjoyed it. It’s a ‘trip’. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply ↓ Curt Mekemson September 24, 2018 • 11:30 am Love the black and white contrast with the color photo. Good job. –Curt LikeLiked by 1 person Reply ↓ Arati September 28, 2018 • 9:41 pm I wasn’t completely at ease with that contrast and I appreciate your feedback. Thank you Curt. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply ↓ almeidadepaulo September 23, 2018 • 6:03 am Stunning Arati!!! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply ↓ Arati September 28, 2018 • 9:42 pm Thanks… glad you like it. It is quite amazing, sitting out there in the Midwest. One can see from quite a distance! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply ↓ sandyjwhite September 22, 2018 • 8:38 pm The stairs shot really gives a sense of scale. The temple is really large! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply ↓ Arati September 28, 2018 • 9:43 pm Yes it is, and seemingly so out of context! Such a contrast with its surroundings. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply ↓ your thoughts, reflections are welcomed Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.