A woman offering joss sticks and candles while praying for ancestors by the road side, Bugis, Singapore

A woman offering joss sticks and candles while praying for ancestors by the road side, Bugis, Singapore
A woman offering joss sticks and candles while praying for ancestors by the road side, Bugis, Singapore

A busker delivering his songs at People’s Park Centre, Chinatown, Singapore

A busker delivering his songs at People's Park Centre, Chinatown, Singapore
A busker delivering his songs at People’s Park Centre, Chinatown, Singapore

A woman offering her prayers to a Chinese Deity, Hougang, Singapore

A woman offering her prayers to a Chinese Deity, Hougang, Singapore
A woman offering her prayers to a Chinese Deity, Hougang, Singapore

A Tibetan woman offering prayers in front of a water tank outside the Jokhang Temple at Barkhor Square, Lhasa, Tibet

A Tibetan woman offering prayers in front of a water tank outside the Jokhang Temple at Barkhor Square, Lhasa, Tibet
It’s a historic temple and this water tank must have hold some sacred water, it seems.

A Tibetan woman offering prayers in front of a water tank outside the Jokhang Temple at Barkhor Square, Lhasa, Tibet

A woman posing amidst the decorative lamps, Malay Heritage Centre, Singapore

A woman posing amidst the decorative lamps, Malay Heritage Centre, Singapore
A woman posing amidst the decorative lamps, Malay Heritage Centre, Singapore

A woman pouring warm fragrant water over a baby buddha statue as part of the “Bathing of the Buddha” ritual on the Vesak Day celebrations at Bugis, Singapore

A woman pouring warm fragrant water over a baby buddha statue as part of the "Bathing of the Buddha" ritual on the Vesak Day celebrations at Bugis, Singapore
Interestingly such ritual is common in Hinduism. Vesak Day is also known as Buddha Purnima, a full moon day that marks birth, enlightenment and also death (Final Nirvana) of the Gautama Buddha. Also interesting to see a baby Buddha statue. Both Buddhists and non-Buddhists were performing this ritual.

A woman pouring warm fragrant water over a baby buddha statue as part of the “Bathing of the Buddha” ritual on the Vesak Day celebrations at Bugis, Singapore

A Striated Heron bird looking for fish in a small pond at Jurong Bird Park, Singapore

A Striated Heron bird looking for fish in a small pond at Jurong Bird Park, Singapore
Smallest in Heron family I guess.

A Striated Heron bird looking for fish in a small pond at Jurong Bird Park, Singapore

An Ironing man at work in his mobile cart by the street side, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India

An Ironing man at work in his mobile cart by the street side, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India
He was very gentle at work for his large eyes and big moustache. I liked to render in BW as well but the wall color is so appealing.

An Ironing man at work in his mobile cart by the street side, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India

A cook preparing kebab at Hari Raya (Ramadan) Bazaar stall, Geylang Serai, Singapore

A cook preparing kebab at Hari Raya (Ramadan) Bazaar stall, Geylang Serai, Singapore
A cook preparing kebab at Hari Raya (Ramadan) Bazaar stall, Geylang Serai, Singapore

Women shopkeepers applying Mehndi (Henna), at Hari Raya (Ramadan) Bazaar stall, Geylang Serai, Singapore

Women shopkeepers applying Mehndi (Henna), at Hari Raya (Ramadan) Bazaar stall, Geylang Serai, Singapore
Festival Bazaar stalls are back this year.

Women shopkeepers applying Mehndi (Henna), at Hari Raya (Ramadan) Bazaar stall, Geylang Serai, Singapore

A damaged clay statue of a warrior deity on horse being propped up with stick and ropes, Samanamalai, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

A damaged clay statue of a warrior deity on horse being propped up with stick and ropes, Samanamalai, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Good to see It’s standing up to the tides of time and retaining it’s colors.

A damaged clay statue of a warrior deity on horse being propped up with stick and ropes, Samanamalai, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

A woman fortune teller counselling her client, Bencoolen Street, Bugis, Singapore

A woman fortune teller counselling her client, Bencoolen Street, Bugis, Singapore
QR code for the contact tracing is placed together with the idol of her deity.

A woman fortune teller counselling her client, Bencoolen Street, Bugis, Singapore

A coconut seller in his street side shop, Tiruchendur, Tamil Nadu, India

A coconut seller in his street side shop, Tiruchendur, Tamil Nadu, India
A coconut seller in his street side shop, Tiruchendur, Tamil Nadu, India

A woman with a big nose stud, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India

A woman with a big nose stud, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India
She asked if I can photograph her which I happily obliged.

A woman with a big nose stud, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India

Statues of Chinese Deities waiting to be picked for transport by movers, Jln Besar, Singapore

Statues of Chinese Deities waiting to be picked for transport by movers, Jln Besar, Singapore
These deities are for longevity (health) and fortune and they are moving.

Statues of Chinese Deities waiting to be picked for transport by movers, Jln Besar, Singapore

A young man rehearsing his harmonium instrument near their tent by the Railway station, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India

A young man rehearsing his harmonium instrument near their tent by the Railway station, Virudhunagar,  Tamil Nadu, India
He’s part of a nomadic group and maybe rehearsing for busking or a street performance.

A young man rehearsing his harmonium instrument near their tent by the Railway station, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India

A woman vendor selling mobile phone cards, Kitchener Road, Singapore

A woman vendor selling mobile phone cards, Kitchener Road, Singapore
It’s always good to capture smiling faces candidly.

A woman vendor selling mobile phone cards, Kitchener Road, Singapore

A couple offering pooja over a cow in honour of their ancestors, Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India

A couple offering pooja over a cow in honour of their ancestors, Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India
A couple offering pooja over a cow in honour of their ancestors, Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India

An old woman offering her prayers in front of the Sri Krishnan Temple at Waterloo Street, Bugis, Singapore

An old woman offering her prayers in front of the Sri Krishnan Temple at Waterloo Street, Bugis, Singapore
This Hindu temple is popular with local Chinese who also frequent and worship.

An old woman offering her prayers in front of the Sri Krishnan Temple at Waterloo Street, Bugis, Singapore

Eastern great egret perching on top of a tree, Anaikatti, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Eastern great egret perching on top of a tree, Anaikatti, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
He’s showing off his distinct long neck, I guess.

Eastern great egret perching on top of a tree, Anaikatti, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India