The monsoon season is almost over, though we do get occasional rains. The sky is such a beautiful blue now.
Night time under the moonlight is a different place altogether. This Photo is taken from our house. A few months ago , we were returning from Mumbai and it was dusk as we were passing the Western Ghats, On the 26th our festival of Navaratri started. We worship Goddess Durga. The word Navaratri means ‘nine… Continue reading The Daily Post Photo challenge- Night time
This photo is of ripe pepper seeds The worship of Goddess Durga , all family members gather for this occasion. Basil leaves and flowers are offered to the Goddess. Mustard fields in a small village near Udaipur, Rajasthan. The beautiful yellow flowers add to the beauty of the place.
Two paths and only one option is really a difficult situation especially when both paths look very dark . She is in this situation. She is educated and is married to a person who is to all purposes illiterate. The decision to make her marry him was taken by the elders of the family without… Continue reading Horns of Dilemma
Our planet has been in existence for billions of years and humans have been around for a long, long time. When we look around us we have been doing our best to destroy Mother Earth in different ways. Most people are not thinking of the consequences of these actions. But she has endured. Every dawn… Continue reading The daily post photo challenge- Endurance
This beautiful building is Wilson College in Mumbai. I studied there from 1979 to 1982. They were some of the best years of my life, with very good teachers and friends. Wilson College was set up in 1832 and is one of India’s oldest colleges.
There is a lot of construction activity going on in and around our place. We often wonder why. As I walk back home, I see workers busy with their work. The building has been constructed and the parking lot in front of the building is taking shape. Not only men and women but their children… Continue reading A Different Life
Humanity – of everyday people around the world The Arabian sea is not far from our place. It is a pleasure to go there, look at the sea and the sunset. A lot of people come. It is sunset and these people in the photo are busy pushing their boat to its place away from… Continue reading Weekly Photo challenge- Humanity
A few years ago we had been to a small village called Pochampalli in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Pochampalli is very famous for its silk and handloom saris and dress materials. They also have a very distinct design. This photo is of these dress materials with contrasting colours and design. The weavers send saris… Continue reading Cee’s fun foto challenge – Contrasting colours
It is monsoon season for us and the rain clouds look so beautiful and a little frightening too:)