Day 13 of our Sadhu Image Series
May 2, 2012 • Photography & Travel
The markings on a Hindu’s forehead quite often shares what sects he belongs to. There are four primary sects within Hinduism namely Saivism, Shaktism, Vaishnavism and Smartism. The markings on this sadhu’s forehead indicate that he is a Vaishnavite. Members of this sect worship the supreme God in the form of Vishnu.
The Kumbha Mela festival taking place next year in Allahabad is the largest gathering of sadhus anywhere in the world. Having attended the smaller Kumbha Mela festival 3 years ago I can truly say it is an experience not to be missed.
Our spiritual adventure to the Kumbha Mela in February 2013 is ideal for those seeking a spiritual journey and unparalleled photographic opportunities.
Today I thought I’d share some images that I photographed of smiling and laughing children during my many travels to India. These pictures remind me of my favorite quote from my guru, Gurudeva Subramuniyaswami: “Life is meant to be lived joyously.” Whether you are going through a challenging time...Read More
It’s been a long time since I’ve done one of my photography posts. As many of you know I am passionate about photography. During a recent trip to South India in December last year I drove past a small village in Tamil Nadu, South India, where it looked like the main industry here was making…Read More
I recently posted about giving a keynote at the 2017 World Knowledge Forum in Seoul, South Korea. Once that event concluded, I spent a couple extra days exploring this wonderful city. I’m particularly drawn to historical sites and spent most of my time exploring a few of the main palaces wi...Read More
I hope to share with you, once or twice a month, one of my passions — photography. I believe it’s so important to make time in life for what you love and who you love. I love photography and always do my best to integrate it into my travels around the world. I’m currently in&hel...Read More