Other people’s faith and devotion has a positive effect on my vague and wavering skepticism. I enjoy being around it; as if through osmosis I may absorb some of the joy that the devout manifest. This may play a major role in the attraction that India holds for me.
All over India, Hindus converge at sacred rivers and tanks to seek the blessings of priests and to purify and cleanse their souls.
Cows wandering freely in India are as commonplace as pigeons are in NYC.
These photographs embody everyday activities; they are not out of the ordinary. Yet, what is ordinary for some is extraordinary for others. India continues as the land of contrasts and contradictions and is ever fascinating.
Soon I will be traveling without the benefit of reliable internet. Because I prefer not to travel with a lot of equipment, I will not post very often but I may post a photo or two taken with my cell phone, which isn’t a very good camera. This is exceedingly frustrating for me. I will, though, be out gathering lots of material for future posts Thanks for your patience and for reading!