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Thimmamma Marrimanu, Andhra Pradesh, India

THIMMAMMA MARRIMANU, INDIA - 25 October 2019 - Pilgrims visit the temple at the centre of the Thimmamma Marrimanu banyan tree - the world’s largest single tree canopy. A small shrine (pictured) houses icons of Thimmamma and her husband. The main shrine facing the samadhi houses a black stone icon of Thimmamma. The temple samadhi is believed to be the exact spot where Thimmamma threw herself onto the funeral pyre.

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THIMMAMMA MARRIMANU, INDIA - 25 October 2019 - Pilgrims visit the temple at the centre of the Thimmamma Marrimanu banyan tree - the world’s largest single tree canopy. A small shrine (pictured) houses icons of Thimmamma and her husband. The main shrine facing the samadhi houses a black stone icon of Thimmamma. The temple samadhi is believed to be the exact spot where Thimmamma threw herself onto the funeral pyre.