Culture

Jaipur - Royalty Beckons [Part 1]

11
Mar
2011

If a picture is worth a thousand words, no number of pictures can describe the beauty, history, art, culture, and the people of this magnificent city of Jaipur. Jaipur the capital of Rajasthan is popularly known as the Pink City with broad avenues and spacious gardens. The capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is steeped in history and culture. Here the past comes alive in magnificent forts and palaces blushed with pink, where once lived the Maharajas. If a picture is worth a thousand words, no number of pictures can describe the beauty, history, art, culture, and the people of this magnificent city of Jaipur.

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Pushkar - Cultural Extravaganza

22
Nov
2010

Pushkar is one of the oldest cities of India. Pushkar lies on the shore of Pushkar Lake.The date of its actual origin is not known, but legend associates Lord Brahma with its creation. It is mentioned that Brahma performed penance here for 60,000 years to have a glimpse of Vishnu.The town frequently visited by the devotees lies to the side of the small Pushkar Lake with its multitudes of bathing ghats and temples. Pushkar is a very important pilgrimage centre for the Hindus and is thronged by plethora of sadhus and devotees.

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Dances of India - Portraying many classical and folk dances of India.

05
May
2010
Dancer in Action

Dance is a physical and visual art form, which has an immediate and massive impact on the spectator. The various Indian forms act like a window to India's rich cultural reservoir. Dance is the form of art, wherein the body is used as a medium of communication. Indian dances have played an influential role in many other realms of art including poetry, sculpture, architecture, literature, music and theater.

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Somanathpur - Architectural Wonder

26
Apr
2010

Somnathpur, a tiny village on the banks of the Kaveri, 140 kms, south-west of Bangalore."There is a stillness and everlastingness about the past, it changes not and has a touch of eternity," wrote Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru in his "Discovery of India.

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Laksha Deepotsava - Hundered Thousand Lamps

16
Jan
2010

Every year, In the month of January on Makara Sankranthi, the day marks the transition of the Sun into Makar Rasi (capricorn) on its celestial path. Traditionally, this has been also one of many harvest days in India.Locally, in the temple town of Sri Rangapatna, the devotees take the opportunity to offer 100,000 lamps to the presiding deity of Sri Ranganatha. Thus, offering their gratitude in the best possible way.

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Monochromatic Moods - Part 1

27
Dec
2009

A collection of black and white images captured over the years.Images portraying different moods of life from various parts of the country.

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