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A traditional Cham Lama dance is an event held by Tibetan monasteries during special Buddhist festivals.Monks in colorful costumes wear masks and they dance to the music played from traditional instruments (such as the ritual drum), also performed by monks. The longer it goes on, the more they seem to get in a trance.The dancers have to be both well-trained and strong as the ritual dance must be performed very precisely and the masks are very heavy.
On the First Day all monks gather and invite the main prists to start the Festival and Worship.
Khotachiwadi is a heritage village in Girgaon, Mumbai. It’s Mumbai’s 175 year old Village. The Word Khotachiwadi is a combination of two words; Khot and wadi. Khot is the person who founded this Village and wadi means small area.
A series of old, Portuguese-style houses strewn across narrow lanes and a chapel welcome you to one of the oldest establishments in Mumbai. You’ll feel like you stepped into a time machine and have been transported back in time.
A beautiful landscaped garden makes one feel like back in history.
The village is known for its old houses that have a distinctive...
The geocentric theory of Ptolemy revived in our times.
" The earth completes one west to east rotation every 23 hours 56 minutes 4 seconds. That is why we have days and nights. The Sun complete one west to east revolution around the earth every 365 days, 5 hours, 46 minutes and 48 seconds. Hence days and nights become longer and shorter and the seasons change. "
Paul's Den on the footpath.
" The earth spins on its axis remaining fixed at one place causing days and nights. The sun goes around the earth hence the seasons change. Galileo and Copernicus were wrong. You were taught wrong...
Our travel in our way of life makes us tired and exhausted with our daily drudgery. Our existence is tough in today's world so is our time, where everything is at the edge. Our health, finance, career and relationships all are vulnerable to various types of attacks, failures and trauma.
With is constant stress of a fear of loss we get tired. And we look up to our rejuvenation resources. To me such a resource is nature. It balms, it calms, it heals.
Finding Life: In Sand & Water
This set of six photographs selected for the exhibition, is an effort to realize the presence of life in nature....
Mahamasthakabhisheka is very famous and popular festival that is performed once in 12 years. The word Mahamastakabhisheka is a combination of three words Maha meaning great or excellent, Masthaka means head and Abhisheka meaning anointing or coronation. The words literally mean 'the head anointing ceremony'. It is an important Jain festival, and the most famous one is held in the town of Shravanabelagola in Karnataka (160 kilometers from Bengaluru), India. It is performed in reverence to the Eighteen metre high monolithic statue of Bahubali at Shravanabelagola. During the Mahamastakabhisheka,...