Rajasthani women’s attire
July 18, 2011 • Photography & Travel
The women in Rajasthan are always elegantly and colorfully draped in saris or ghaghra cholis. These silk or cotton saris are often embroidered to enhance their look giving it a touch of finesse that can often denote a person of wealthier resources. The embroideries are done with gold or silver threads and sometimes even incorporating semi precious stones as well. The less well-to-do in the community will however use colored stones, silken threads or such to create the floral embroidery to add a touch of class to the sari.
Day eight in our month long series of photos on Rajasthan. This photo was taken in a remote home about 45-minutes outside the village of Khejarla.
Our 16-day meditation retreat through Rajasthan, India, in Oct/Nov of this year will see us spend one night in the village of Khejarla staying at the former maharaja’s palace. Join our spiritual adventure and explore with us the fascinating and enchanting land of Rajasthan.
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
The Colored Sand Makers of Tamil Nadu
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
My Visit to Seoul
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
A Day in the Floating City
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