India’s Land’s End is a bookshop

The southern tip of mainland India is the town of Kanyakumari and its southernmost part are rock formations with a memorial dedicated to the Hindi philosopher and monk, Swami Vivekananda and a statue of the Tamil philosopher, Thiruvalluvar.

The south face of the Swami Vivekananda memorial is home to what they call a bookstall or a shop that sells literature published by Vivekananda Kedra, books related to Hindu philosophy, mythology and his guru – Ramakrishna Paramahamsa. Here are a few images of the southern tip of the Indian mainland.

The Memorials of Swami Vivekananda and Thiruvalluvar at night.

The statue of Thiruvalluvar, as seen from the Vivekananda Memorial. He wrote the Thirukural or the sacred verses, an important work in Tamil literature and philosophy.

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