Shiva Mandir: Chaurasi temples, Bharmour

Of the Bharmour Lingam…

The morning after my first brush with the possibility that my sexual identity overrides my identity as a traveler, I was greeted by a 50 feet tall structure of the male organ – the holy Shiva Lingam. It stood erect, taller than all other structures, in the heart of the Chaurasi temple complex in Bharmour.