Canadian PM visits Bangalore's ancient Someshwara Temple

Last Updated: Fri, Nov 09, 2012 07:40 hrs

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)

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