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chaklas, the rabari womans forte

24 Dec

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Do the colors and  patterns compensate for the dreary, arid surroundings as they pass through their nomadic way of living ?

Each pattern is a story. They are the songs and tears of life .

( these images are from a book — i saved the images  and returned the book to the library noting down the author and the book on my paper where i make notes, now only to be missing ) if anybody recognizes the work of the photographers i will credit them.)

ghumar..ghumar…ghumar she dances.

3 Nov

 she holds a chari on her head and a lighted lamp is placed in it..

popular in the kishengargh region of rajasthan.

Thank You prerna