When I was in Chandelao in May of 2011 I met a local villager who was kind enough to demonstrate for me the art of tying a traditional Rajasthani style turban. Watch the video below.
What appears to be an endlessly long piece of fabric wraps a countless number of times around the head of a Rajasthani man to form a massive turban. The turban known as Pagadis in the local language denotes a persons’ caste, culture and profession. Each color within a turban has its own significance and importance. A traditional turban is usually 82 feet long and 8 inches in width.
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