A Tibetan mother and son rolling the prayer wheels while circumambulating the sacred path, Lingkhor, outside the Potala Palace, Lhasa, Tibet

A Tibetan mother and son rolling the prayer wheels while circumambulating the sacred path, Lingkhor, outside the Potala Palace, Lhasa, Tibet
A Tibetan mother and son rolling the prayer wheels while circumambulating the sacred path, Lingkhor, outside the Potala Palace, Lhasa, Tibet

Lalitpur living Goddess (Kumari) in her throne, Lalitpur, Kathmandu, Nepal

Lalitpur living Godess (Kumari) in her throne, Lalitpur, Kathmandu, Nepal
I have read a bit about Nepal’s tradition of selecting a Kumari (a living Goddess) for their worship and meeting one of such Kumari was a very soulful and unique experience during my trip to Nepal and Tibet. One of several ways to be in touch with divine I guess. I still remember the vibrant red color that was present and I am glad with this shot that has brought some of that vibrancy.

Lalitpur living Godess (Kumari) in her throne, Lalitpur, Kathmandu, Nepal

A mother with her baby, from a nomadic tribe, on her way to their tent near the Railway station, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India

A mother with her baby, from a nomadic tribe, on her way to their tent near the Railway station, Virudhunagar,  Tamil Nadu, India
She was so happy to be photographed and her laughter was so unforgettable. One of my favorite shot.

A mother with her baby, from a nomadic tribe, on her way to their tent near the Railway station, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India

An old woman selling jasmine flowers, fruits and clay dolls in front of a temple. Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India

An old woman selling jasmine flowers, fruits and clay dolls in front of the temple. Virudhunagar, India
An old woman selling jasmine flowers, fruits and clay dolls in front of the temple. Virudhunagar, India

A street vendor selling popcorns, which he prepare using the charcoal oven in his mobile cart, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

A street vendor selling popcorns, which he prepare using the charcoal oven in his mobile cart, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
A street vendor selling popcorns, which he prepare using the charcoal oven in his mobile cart, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

A woman is weaving a basket, using bamboo strips, in front of a roadside temple, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

A woman is weaving a basket, using bamboo strips, in front of a roadside temple, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
A woman is weaving a basket, using bamboo strips, in front of a roadside temple, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Watchman lighting up few candles in a Church during a blackout, at an Indian Village, Vadakku Vandanam, Tamil Nadu, India

Watchman lighting up few candles in a Church during a blackout, at an Indian Village, Vadakku Vandanam, Tamil Nadu, India
Candles have become prominent when the blackout happened.

Watchman lighting up few candles in a Church during a blackout, at an Indian Village, Vadakku Vandanam, Tamil Nadu, India

Neechal Kali, who survived the 1964 cyclone, a swimmer who swam over Palk Strait from Dhanuskodi to Talaimannar in Sri Lanka, reminiscing in his home, Dhanuskodi, Tamil Nadu, India

Neechal Kali, who survived the 1964 cyclone, a swimmer who swam over Palk Strait from Dhanuskodi to Sri Lanka, reminiscing in his home, Dhanuskodi, Tamil Nadu, India
A great personality who identified himself with every sand grain of Dhanuskodi. He loved to share his stories and memories.

Neechal Kali, who survived the 1964 cyclone, a swimmer who swam over Palk Strait from Dhanuskodi to Talaimannar in Sri Lanka, reminiscing in his home, Dhanuskodi, Tamil Nadu, India

An old woman, wearing dark glasses after a cataract surgery, selling lemons in the market, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

An old woman, wearing dark glasses after a cataract surgery, selling lemons in the market, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
An old woman, wearing dark glasses after a cataract surgery, selling lemons in the market, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India