Piousness in Red

Group of pilgrims all dressed in red @Brihadeeswarar Temple, Thanjavur, India The Brihadeeswarar Temple at Thanjavur temple is a sight to behold and a marvel of ancient Indian architecture. The premises attract an audience of all kinds who are an experience to shoot. A majority of the visitors come as groups of pilgrims, temple hoping…

Siesta

    An old man catches a nap next to a fire lit for making tea At Jageshwar there are a cluster of temples mostly dedicated to Shiv. Located in a narrow valley near Almora, Uttarakhand, the temples date back to 9th century. The valley is covered with dense Deodar forests and is a pleasure…

Unperturbed

  An old man sleeps peacefully amidst the chaos at  Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Tiruchirapalli, India Ranganathaswamy Temple is said to be the largest functioning Hindu temple in the world. The place is perennially crowded with local devotees and tourists. Amidst the chaos, I found this old man sitting on the ground and catching a nap…

Lost

A toy train operator looking lost at a local fair in Thanjavur, India While on a visit to Thanjavur,  I happened to visit a small fair near the famous Brihadeeswarar Temple. The unsophisticated rides brought memories of yesteryear. Somewhere in the middle of those was this man, operating the toy train. Amidst the din, he…

Equality

Humans and Animals all enjoy equal status at God’s doors @Brihadeeswarar Temple, Thanjavur, India Another picture at Brihadeeswarar Temple, Thanjavur. While the temple itself is a sight to behold, the premises attract an audience of all kinds who are an experience to shoot. On the premises, man and animal are treated equal. In this picture…