Hi all, last week I started a photo series – Oh Dear! This is India. In continuation of the same I’m happy to share the second picture reflecting ubiquitous or unusual pulse of India.
Quite a Charmer!
Chetan (above) is so happy to pose with his friend (as he points to the Snake and calls him Ramu). We met him on the outskirts of Indore near a village. He told us that the iconic folk art of ‘Snake Charming’ runs through generations in his family. But the business is not as rosy as it used to be.
The business of Charming!
Snake Charmers are known for their art of controlling deadliest of the reptiles (read Cobras) with the use of gourd flute (a musical instrument). For centuries this tribe has performed street shows, rescued snakes and saved the day as the boundaries of the human occupied land has grown. Continue reading
Categories: Experience, India, Travel, Travel Experience, Untraveled Routes
Tags: India, People of India, Photography, Rare Photos of Streets, Snake Chamers India, Snake Charming Practice, Snakes, Street India, Tradition India, Travel
A series of flagrant pictures that depicts ‘India’ as it is – seizing the audacious and unabashed moments from the vibrant streets of India. I’m glad to share the first one here
The veil of Religion! Apologize for the low resolution, this one was clicked from a mobile phone, it was so crowded that holding the camera was super risky!
People here are ardent followers of ‘Gods’ and their dedication includes all kinds of prayers, fasting, and what not! Continue reading
Categories: India, Photography, Travel Experience
Tags: culture, India, People of India, Photography, Prayers, Religion, Street Photography, Streets of India, Travel, Travel Experience