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It was interesting to see various representations of snakes in the idols that were created. All of them were smeared with haldi-kumkum during the Nag Panchami festival. I just couldnt capture the smell of milk/egg that was around the place.

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Culture · People

Remnants of Faith

Maybe the tiger was screaming for help. On a serious note, visuals like these make you wonder what is the point of elaborate rituals with a lot of fanfare?

More from the series can be seen here

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Culture · People · Street

Namaste

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When the Khairatabad Ganesh Idol was being made various smaller sized Ganesh statues were made for other buyers. This particular Ganesh Idol was being made for someone at ChappalBazar.

The kids probably from the same school/locality asked one of their friend to click a picture. I couldnt resist taking a picture myself.

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