Sikh boy spinning fire, on the streets of Kalkaji.
Lohri, is celebrated every year on 13th of January. It is a festival to worship fire. Lohri Festival is celebrated with great pomp in North India. At this time Earth starts moving towards the sun marking the auspicious period of Uttarayan. First Lohri is very important for the newly wed and the new born babies as it marks fertility. At night, people gather around the bonfire and throw til, puffed rice & popcorns into the flames of the bonfire. Prayers are offered to the bonfire seeking abundance & prosperity. People make merry by dancing & singing traditional folk songs.
Kathakali performance ……from thirunakara temple festival
view of elephants…. geting ready for a festival makeup… a shot made on time of thrissur pooram …. one of the most colourfull festivals in india..
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I wince in pain, as they pass by,
not looking or feeling.
The sea behind me roars,
so does my stomach.
Hungry for food and for love,
I beg for attention and for money.
If only they would see me once,
like a human being and not pierce me
with needle eyes.