Monks embracing technology
April 30, 2012 • Photography & Travel
For Day 11 of our series of images on sadhus I bring you a photo I took about 3 years back at the Kumbha Mela festival in Haridwar of a sadhu. I was focused on a photographing a parade when I noticed someone standing next to me. I peeked out of the corner of my eye and here was this sadhu standing next to me, modestly dressed in a loin cloth, filming with a Sony video camera.
I could not resist but to turn my camera in his direction. I learned most of my computer skills when I was a monk and support wholeheartedly monks embracing technology. After all it is just a tool. now instead of carving wisdom on a stone tablet we just use a digital tablet.
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