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Myanmar: A new ray of hopeMyanmar: A new ray of hope

Myanmar: A new ray of hope

his photograph was shot at Lake Inle, a freshwater lake located in the Nyaungshwe township of Shan State. Local fishermen are famous for their distinctive fishing style (see photo) and hence this lake is famous for its “leg rowing fishermen”…

Widows of VrindavanWidows of Vrindavan

Widows of Vrindavan

Its probably one of Hinduism’s biggest ironies that on one hand it treats woman as a form of energy (Shakti) and at the same time Manusmriti (Laws of Manu) treats them with disdain…

Birju Phool Mandi, Connaught PlaceBirju Phool Mandi, Connaught Place

Birju Phool Mandi, Connaught Place

At 5 in the morning each day, this place is bubbling with energy as wholesale dealers go about doing their business. And by 9am it’s all wrapped up. Going by whatever…

Lion Tailed Macaque: Vanishing HabitatLion Tailed Macaque: Vanishing Habitat

Lion Tailed Macaque: Vanishing Habitat

Lion Tailed Macaque is endemic to Southern Western Ghats and is characterized by its arboreal nature. Unlike other macaque’s is very shy and avoids humans…

Digambar Jain Charity Hospital: Where the patients flyDigambar Jain Charity Hospital: Where the patients fly

Digambar Jain Charity Hospital: Where the patients fly

Jainism preaches for the self to be subdued and egoism to be replaced by altruism so that there is love for all and offence to none…


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Documentary
Widows of Vrindavan
Widows of Vrindavan

Its probably one of Hinduism’s biggest ironies that on one hand it treats woman as a form of energy (Shakti) and at the same time Manusmriti (Laws of Manu) treats them with disdain…

Travel
Myanmar: A new ray of hope
Myanmar: A new ray of hope

his photograph was shot at Lake Inle, a freshwater lake located in the Nyaungshwe township of Shan State. Local fishermen are famous for their distinctive fishing style (see photo) and hence this lake is famous for its “leg rowing fishermen”…

Street
Birju Phool Mandi, Connaught Place
Birju Phool Mandi, Connaught Place

At 5 in the morning each day, this place is bubbling with energy as wholesale dealers go about doing their business. And by 9am it’s all wrapped up. Going by whatever…

Portraits
Titarpura: Ravana makers
Titarpura: Ravana makers

It’s ironic that for the families of Titarpur, Ravana brings good fortune – they make better money making these effigies than they make on their usual days – thanks to the skills inherited from their Ravan Baba, who is almost a legend in their village…

Faith
Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya
Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya

Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya Dargah, Delhi
Photo © Mohit Gupta, All Rights Reserved
The place is still remains an enigma. Something pulled me to this place years back and the bond rejuvenated last year. I am not a Sufi, in fact, I don’t think I still understand what it means to be a Sufi. I wish to some [...]

Nature & Wildlife
Lion Tailed Macaque: Vanishing Habitat
Lion Tailed Macaque: Vanishing Habitat

Lion Tailed Macaque is endemic to Southern Western Ghats and is characterized by its arboreal nature. Unlike other macaque’s is very shy and avoids humans…

Books
William Dalrymple: Nine Lives
William Dalrymple: Nine Lives

Sometimes the photographer in me thinks what if William was a photographer, the kind of majestic imagery (the one he currently weaves through his words) he would have generated from all his amazing travels…