Life


Standing out in the crowd

Rs.7,000.00

In the throng of humanity swaying on a Varanasi road, I spotted one face that stood out. He too looked at me and beckoned. I jostled my way to him and he said, 'will you take my portrait? '

Rs.7,000.00

Friends of a feather

Rs.7,000.00

Two rural women, friends of a feather, at the railway station.

Rs.7,000.00

The alley home

Rs.7,000.00

The old Varanasi is essentially a complex labyrinth of crisscrossing narrow alleys. A woman saunters past another sitting on her doorstep...

Rs.7,000.00

The burial...The drowning...

Rs.7,000.00

Believe it or not, its still happening. People who die of leprosy or snakebites are all wrapped up and taken to the Ganges midstream by boat where they are simply tossed overboard. Many times, expert swimmer dogs drag the carcases to the shore...

Rs.7,000.00

The priest

Rs.7,000.00

A priest spends quiet moments, all to himself at the altar of a temple he runs.

Rs.7,000.00

Nandi, the Bull

Rs.7,000.00

Lord Shivji sits on his vehicle, the bull Nandi, (seen in the background.) Well, this clothstore near the Varanasi ghats boasts of a real bull that comes each day and squats in front of the Shivji's idol all day.

Rs.7,000.00

The apple seller

Rs.7,000.00

The train has departed...its time to take stock.

Rs.7,000.00

Prayer's afloat

Rs.7,000.00

One of the major attractions of Varanasi, the evening prayers (aarti) on the banks of the Ganges...

Rs.7,000.00

The holy advice

Rs.7,000.00

That if i perform the last rites of my departed beloved on the banks of the Ganges in Varanasi is the ultimate belief for the bourgeois Indian...its a ticket straight to heaven.

Rs.7,000.00

The Sadhu

Rs.0.00

After i took the picture, the sadhu nonchalantly asked for a donation for his modest temple behind him.

Rs.0.00