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Village India

Village India

For the city slicker who has never cared to see real India, this album of rural images will be a start.
Hindu Art & Architecture

Hindu Art & Architecture

From colourful temple gopurams of South India to spectacular Orissan style shikaras, from beautiful pillar reliefs to masterpieces of temple sculptural art, this collection of 101 images gives a peek into the breadth of Hindu art and architecture.
Jain India

Jain India

Jain temples are most common in Western and Central India. The best of them are in Gujarat and Rajasthan. Among the many are famous Jain pilgrimage sites located on spectacular heights of hills, from the temples of Mt Girnar to the wonders of Mt Abu in the Aravallis.
Churches of India

Churches of India

Churches are mainly concentrated in states of the North-East, Kerala and Goa. While those of Old Goa are typically Portuguese, those of the North-East are modern buildings influenced by local architecture.
Forts & Palaces

Forts & Palaces

Many great palaces are today hotels for only those who can afford them. The tourist has to be content with those converted into museums. The real gems are the fantastic ruined palaces of medieval India.
Buddhist India

Buddhist India

In the land of the Buddha, the religion may not be popular but it survives in poignant relics from the past. Tibetan Buddhism continues to thrive in the Himalayan regions with its own customs, art and architecture.
The Indian Bazaar

The Indian Bazaar

There is nothing as varied, colourful and lively as the Indian bazaar. With the rise of posh shopping malls in imitation of Western cultures, it may not be long before such bazaars disappear, in the cities at least.
Erotic India

Erotic India

From the great images of Khajuraho to less famous scenes of erotic art, this album consists of primarily temple sculptures and reliefs; but there are also some wall paintings.
Monuments of Islamic India

Monuments of Islamic India

An album of 101 images of Islamic India comprising of mosques, mausoleums, palaces and gardens, brings to light the breadth of Islamic architecture and its synthesis with forms borrowed from Hindu architecture.
Travel Portraits

Travel Portraits

A traveller may travel without company but he is never alone. From India’s famous aam admi to a fellow pilgrim on the road, from street vendors to helpful locals, from a wandering sadhu to a tourist guide, they are all here.
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Responses

  1. Very nice blog. Look forward to the next batch of pictures.


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