mercredi 22 septembre 2010

lundi 20 septembre 2010

samedi 22 mai 2010

In the paintor's workshop. Jamanagar













The paintor himself is here:

www.flickr.com/photos/25641154@N00/4256376167/in/set-7215...

He is painting on iron boards, mainly for rickshaws, trucks...Bollywood movies subjects.

jeudi 20 mai 2010

Women puja. Dwarka

 
Rice is used to do svastikas and other signs on the ghat. Dwarka is a little varanasi, dedicated to Krishna, but on the sea shore,it gives really a different mood.
the fishes are waiting for the offerings... 

lundi 3 mai 2010

Wood collecting. Mandvi














In the shipbuilding area , some women and children try to collect some wood pieces for cooking.

jeudi 11 mars 2010

Butchers. Junagadh














Indubitably in the muslim area...

lundi 8 mars 2010

Woman day. Jamnagar














Just to remember that women life does not always means happiness...

lundi 1 mars 2010

Pilgrims. Dwarka














with silver or golden earrings...

samedi 30 janvier 2010

Tribute to gandhi. Jamnagar














Mahatma Gandin have been murdered a 30 th of January. Just have a think to him, even if we don't agree with all what he have done or thought; he will remain as a great man.
In Gujarat, people have a real dovotion for him, and it's not rare to find a Gandhi representation in the streets.

Crazy sun. Bhuj














Carving marble for a new temple ( the first one have been destroyed by the earthquake in 2001). Not easy with a crazy sun which makes the white marble terrific for the eyes. Not easy for photos too.
The builder is Swaminarayam, one of the most influent and rich sect in this country.

mardi 26 janvier 2010

samedi 16 janvier 2010

vendredi 15 janvier 2010

Matras making. Junagadh

Temples and nets. Vanakbara














Vanakbara is a fishermen vilage in the Diu island, hinduist place ( Diu town is mostly catholic).

mercredi 13 janvier 2010

mardi 12 janvier 2010

Queue.Palitana














Inside of the jain temple, pilgrims are waiting their turn to go inside the sanctuary. On left a jain sadhvi.

vendredi 8 janvier 2010

Paintor's workshop. Jamnagar














He paints on iron for rickshaws and trucks decoration. Mostly imaginary landscapes and Bollywood actors and actresses.

jeudi 7 janvier 2010