Travel in India

 

lohri by Sun Pictures / Lakshman on Flickr.Via Flickr:
Sikh boy spinning fire, on the streets of Kalkaji. 
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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.

lohri by Sun Pictures / Lakshman on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
Sikh boy spinning fire, on the streets of Kalkaji.
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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.

My Colorful world   … by Ragesh Vasudevan on Flickr.Via Flickr:
Kathakali  performance ……from thirunakara temple festival

My Colorful world … by Ragesh Vasudevan on Flickr.

Via Flickr:

Kathakali performance ……from thirunakara temple festival

late..bath by Ragesh Vasudevan on Flickr.Via Flickr:
 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..

late..bath by Ragesh Vasudevan on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
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..

Holi Feest 2008 by FaceMePLS on Flickr.

Holi Feest 2008 by FaceMePLS on Flickr.

in grief”“” by focus2capture on Flickr.Via Flickr:
angkor photography festival”“
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.

in grief”“” by focus2capture on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
angkor photography festival”“

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.

The Thavil by VinothChandar on Flickr.

The Thavil by VinothChandar on Flickr.

Uttarayan Mubaraq by hpk on Flickr.

Uttarayan Mubaraq by hpk on Flickr.

Kid at Heart.. by Gulfu on Flickr.

Kid at Heart.. by Gulfu on Flickr.

Colours of Belief by sreeji.. on Flickr.

Colours of Belief by sreeji.. on Flickr.

Theyyam An art of Transforming Man to God by Ranjith Shenoy on Flickr.

Theyyam An art of Transforming Man to God by Ranjith Shenoy on Flickr.