Collection of Kumbha Mela Photos by Anna Kastner
July 15, 2012 • Spiritual Adventures
The grand 2013 Kumbha Mela festival is only a little over 7 months away. Quite a few people have signed up for our spiritual adventure to this festival and across north India and we hope you will too.
Today, I’d like to share some photos taken by a dear friend of mine, Anna Kastner. She’s attended the last two Kumbha Mela festivals in Allahabad (2007) and Haridwar (2010) and the collection of photos that you see here are from both of these events. Thank you Anna for sharing these photos with me and those that follow my blog.
The Kumbha Mela festival along with all the places we are going to on this journey will provide unparalleled opportunities for photography and hence we’ve themed it a “Spiritual and Photographic Adventure“.
Tamil Nadu, the land of the Tamils, was dominated by the Dravidian culture for 2500 years. The cuisine is distinctly different from that of the north, and is based primarily on rice rather than wheat and an abundant use of coconut. With a largely vegetarian population like much of India, Tamil Na...Read More
Madurai’s Meenakshi Temple in South India, Hinduism’s grandest citadel to the goddess, is a sacred place of pilgrimage for Hindus the world over and one of the most famous temples in India. This temple, centuries old and hand carved out of granite, covers an area of 16.5 acres. In Mad...Read More
An invitation to join Jasmine Grace on a Vedic Adventure in South India from Nov 29 to Dec 10, 2017. “On my upcoming fifth trip to India, I feel it is a deep honor to guide beautiful beings through the soul-stirring and beautiful land of India. In true Dandapani style, this is no ordinary yoga&he...Read More
Every year I conduct a retreat in Asia which is open to the public. These journeys are opportunities for people to get away from their daily routines, study with me in a deeper way and embark on a journey of self-transformation. In February of 2017 I’ll be guiding a group of individuals on ...Read More