According to Vinita, these ‘boards’ on the floor are ‘graffiti games’. “They have been around for ages. I think the stone masons, who built these temples, carved the grids to play these games before covering it up. After years, the top covering has erased to reveal these grids. However, there is no official proof,” she pointed out, recalling a particularly interesting experience, “During my trip to Palmyria in Syria, I came across a Pallanguzhi grid on the floor of a Roman temple.