Hindu Festival of Lights. Deepavali Greetings to All! An image from 2006.
Category Archives: Rajasthan
Sweet jalebi. Over a year ago, I was dismayed to find out that two of my photographs (featured elsewhere on this blog) had been published without my permission or prior knowledge in a well-known Indian newspaper based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Both the digital and print editions carried the photos. I promptly sent […]
A surprise encounter. An unplanned whistle-stop in the village of Khetolai in Rajasthan in 2007 lead me to these women and children of the Meghwal caste. It took a good deal of persuasion to get them to pose. This was (still is?) an old, insulated world where the women are not accustomed to interacting with […]
Headgear of Rajasthan. The pagri (turban) is an important adornment of the Rajasthani male. Every region has its own distinct style and even within a region there are subtle variations across caste and communal identities. This final image is of Joginder Singh who is not from Rajasthan. He served […]