Praying for Salvation

The MatuaMahaSangha,centered at Bongaon, North 24 Parganas in West Bengal, Eastern India, showcases unique traditions and practices stemming from a belief in the harmonious cultural synthesis of tradition and modernity. Essentially, a religious reform movement that originated a few hundred years ago, the close knit social group has been hailed as “a Living Culture” based …

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Practice Makes Perfect

As an aspiring/expert photographer, you need to explore your natural environment, the places you visit during holidays or on assignment, and the landscapes that fascinate you. The various niches of the world you live in offer unique opportunities that could result in stunning images. This picture, captured in rural Ethiopia,portrays a stunning silhouette – and …

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Greatest Show on Earth

Adult males, wandering itinerants, sadhus, saints, the spiritually inclined, and preachers congregate at the KumbhMela, the largest gathering of human beings on planet Earth. The setting offers a rich palette of imagery for photographers that wish to capture the sheer energy emanating from the Hindu religious event. Multiple sessions of worship, river bathing, inductions into …

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