Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper visited the ancient Someshwara temple in Bangalore on Thursday.
Harper and his wife Laureen arrived barefoot at the premises and were given a guided tour by the temple priests.
They took a keen interest in the architecture and history of the 16th century temple dedicated to Hindu God Shiva.
The couple also participated in a traditional fire ritual like 'aarti' as the temple priest chanted mantras and offered prayers for their marital bliss.
Harper is on a two day visit to the IT hub, after which he leaves for Manila. (ANI)