National Geographic : 1940 Dec
V i aionai ueograpnic society iyVuuLClie1llle uyjuawitelc upley Jnaw Crowning Chamundi Hill in Mysore City Rises Chamundi Temple It stands 3,489 feet above sea level and commands a fine view of the surrounding country. Beyond the shrine is a residence ofHis Highness the Maharaja. The name of the eminence is a title of the Goddess Kali, family patroness of the Wadiyar dynasty. Ornamentation of the main edifice ischaracteristic ofHindu sacred architecture.