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tends to the sheep and weaves blankets – from Karnataka, a Gorava

3 Mar

:image credits: Suyog Gaidhani.

The shirt is not part of his traditional garment.

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always in mood for a thali – extra curd to beat the heat.

14 Dec

some changes to the plate – no rice, and one more roti.

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thali means plate

Rural India : This is as real as it can get

3 Dec

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in many indian homes the ‘diya’ will be lit for four days to

25 Oct

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celebrate Diwali.

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” i am a farmer. the harvest is over, and i am collecting hay for the animals.”

11 Aug

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originally from tibet now the bhotias stays around the himalayas.

9 Aug

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i live in the forest and worship danteshwar devi on *dusshera. my ancestors did and i will continue to do so..

7 Aug

image credits : akhilesh baros

*dusshera = the festival celebrated commerating the killing of Ravan by Hanuman and the monkeys.

i deck my hair in marigold flowers to celebrate the *nav varsh.

7 Aug

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*nav varsh = new year

i use the *gamcha to cover my head when the sun strikes down.

26 Jul

image credits : asis. k chatt

*gamcha is the traditional towel used in bengal, bangladesh.

it is not romantic. it is real. i spin for a living

26 Jul

image credits :Tejaswi