Like in many countries, churches and temples always seem to have a sufficient budget for maintenance. We were now passing definitely a less wealthy neighborhood and suddenly this beautiful temple cut of stone stood out against the neglected buildings surrounding it. The man sitting on the foot of the temple is enjoying one of the rare clean and relaxing sitting areas in Bombay where normally literally every square inch needs to be fought for.

The largest religious groups are Hindis (Hinduism), Buddhists (Buddhism derived from Hinduism basically simplifying the multiple roles of many gods and goddesses and reducing them to Siddharta or Buddha around the 6th century BC), Muslims and Catholics. As with the languages, the larger religious groups are segmented into a sheer multitude of sects, e.g. the Jain, a vegetarian group.

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