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Samba Brazil in Paris

“Lavagem de Bonfim” the annual Afro Brazilian religious rites practiced by Candombl√© devotees in Salvador Bahia arrives in Paris for the Brazil cultural festival. Celebrated last Sunday with a a … Continue reading

September 25, 2012 · 6 Comments

Ngaben, Death the Balinese way …

The island of Bali is not only home to the gods but also where their dead are ritually cremated (ngaben) For the Balinese the Atma or soul can only be … Continue reading

September 19, 2012 · 9 Comments

Ganesha Festival in Paris …

The Hindu community in Paris celebrates the birthday of Lord Ganesha (Ganesha Chaturthi) with devotional procession … Offerings and prayers to Lord Ganesha … Pulling the chariot of Ganesha laden … Continue reading

September 3, 2012 · 11 Comments

Holy Apparitions …

Unexplainable events do happen in our world and should we choose to believe it is up to us – such is the phenomena of divine apparitions which has been going … Continue reading

August 15, 2012 · 9 Comments

Tales of The Ganges Varanasi in Monochrome …

Nothing is more sacred in India than the Ganges and when they say that you have not seen India if you haven’t been to Benares (Varanasi) I decided to come … Continue reading

July 4, 2012 · 31 Comments

Byzantium the vaults of heaven …

Byzantine culture spanning from the 5th century has influenced many of the Mediterranean art styles and even after the fall of Constantinople in 1543 marking the end of the Empire, … Continue reading

June 29, 2012 · 13 Comments

Xi’an and the Hui people …

It looks like a Chinese pavilion but it is actually the Great Mosque of Xi’an built in the 8th century and one of the oldest in China. Like many visitors … Continue reading

June 4, 2012 · 19 Comments

A temple in Benares …

One of the many temples in Varanasi along the Ganges shot with my Canon EOS film camera using 24-70 mm lens and Ilford Delta 400 This image is part of … Continue reading

May 17, 2012 · 1 Comment

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