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Black & White

Posted by Syam on May 20, 2018 in Random | No Comments

Odin sends them out at dawn, and they fly all over the world. The ravens tell Odin everything they see and hear.

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Longexposure

Posted by Syam on May 20, 2018 in Random | No Comments

Collecting fresh mussels from the rocks will only be possible at lower stages of the tide. A commom scene from Vizhinjam harbour, Thiruvananthapuram.

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Festivity

Posted by Syam on May 20, 2018 in Random | No Comments

Figurines of the Pandavas (the five sons of Pandu in the Indian epic Mahabharata) placed at the eastern entrance of Padmanabha Swamy temple. Thiruvananthapuramduring Painkuni Festival

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Landscapes

Posted by Syam on May 20, 2018 in Random | No Comments

Located in the Chandra Dhrona hill ranges of the western ghats, Mullayanagiri is the highest peak in Karnataka.

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Rituals

Posted by Syam on May 20, 2018 in Random | No Comments

ManjalNeerattu, a special offering by the devotees to Devi after the Meena Bharani aarattu. The solution is prepared by boiling turmeric powder, ashtagandha powder, rose water, saffron flowers, secretion of civet and perfumes in more than 30 vessels.

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Portraits

Posted by Syam on May 19, 2018 in Random | No Comments

He visits the market every morning and evening and the aroma of spices, fresh vegetables and the crowd makes him pleasant. Clicked at Devaraja Market, Mysore where he was sitting in front of a shop with blue colored walls and roof.

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Pandavas ~ Painkuni Festival

Posted by Syam on April 2, 2018 in Festivity, Latest, Mobile Clicks | 2 Comments

Figurines of the Pandavas (the five sons of Pandu in the Indian epic Mahabharata) placed at the eastern entrance of Padmanabha Swamy temple. Thiruvananthapuramduring Painkuni Festival

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Kanyakumari ~ a travelogue

Posted by Syam on February 18, 2018 in Latest, Videos | No Comments

A collection of short clips shot on my mobile. Music copyright goes to Leo Rojas.

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Malanada ~ The temple of Kaurava King

Posted by Syam on January 22, 2018 in Festivity, Historical, Photo stories | 4 Comments

Peruviruthy Malanada or Malanada is the only Duryodhana Temple in South India. The story is that as part of his efforts to trace out the “Pandavas” in exile, Duryodhanan traversed the forests in the south and reached Malanada hill. The annual festival of Malanada Temple is known as “Malakkuda”. It is amazing to witness the ceremonial […]

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Bharatanatyam ~ Meenakshi Srinivasan

Posted by Syam on November 28, 2017 in Art Forms, Random | 8 Comments

Bharatanatyam, a pre-eminent Indian classical dance form presumably the oldest classical dance heritage of India is regarded as mother of many other Indian classical dance forms. Conventionally a solo dance performed by women, it initiated in the Hindu temples of Tamil Nadu and eventually flourished in South India. Theoretical base of this form traces back […]

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