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PHOTOS FROM INDIA

 

 

CITIES & PLACES OF INTEREST

Agra Fort

Amber Fort

Chandni Chowk

Fatehpuri Masjid

Fathepur Sikri

Gandhi Memorial

Gandhi Memorial at Raj Ghat

Ganges River at dawn

Hawa Mahal

India Gate

Jaipur Observatory (A)

Jaipur Observatory (B)

Khajuraho Monuments

Kuchaman Fort

Lodhi Gardens

Lotus Temple

Mandawa havelis

Old Fort

Pushkar Lake

Qutub Minar

Raisina Hill

Safdarjang's Tomb

Sarnath

Sheesh Gumbad

Sunken Palace

Taj Mahal

Trimurti Statue

Varanasi

 

RELIGION & MYTHOLOGY

Asita with king Suddhodana

Brahmin novices

Durga slaying Mahishasura

Ganga

Gomateshwara (Bahubali)

gopis (milkmaids)

Govardhana

Govinda (Gopala)

Hiranyaksha

holy cow

Kaliya

Krishna and Radha

Krishna dancing with milkmaids

Kubera (Kuvera)

Madana with Rati

Matsya

Matsya slaying Shankasura

Matsya's shakti

Muslims

Nairitti

Narasimha

Prahlada

Radha and Krishna

Rama kills Vali

sadhu

Saivite

Saivite sadhu

Shiva with Nandi

Sita and Rama

Surya

tri-pundra

Vaishnava sadhu

Vamana

Varaha

Yama (A)

Yama (B)

 

ARCHITECTURE & ICONOGRAPHY

Arabian Camel in iconography

Asoka column

Asoka Pillar (four lions)

auparishtaka in iconography

bindi in iconography

chandrabindu

chattri

coconut offering in Hinduism

composite fresco of Nandi with Airavata

dancing Ganesha

dipavriksha with depictions of Ganesha

flag of India

Gaja Lakshmi

ghat

haveli

Indian-style Hanuman

jatamukuta

kama in art

mahal

mirrors over doorways

pratyalidha asana

Rajasthani water well

satkona

Shiva with abhaya mudra

Sikh flag poles

urdhva-pundra (A)

urdhva-pundra (B)

 

HISTORY & MONARCHY

elephant executing a prisoner

Mahatma Gandhi

Mohandas Gandhi

 

ART & LITERATURE

Chari Dance

Devanagari

inlaid marble

kathputli

 

TRADITIONS & UTENSILS

Aarti

abir

bansuri

bindi

bindi dot with sindura hair stripe

bindi stickers

blessing the Ganges

blue bindi dot

bluish vibhuti sadhu

chari

chenda

codhumbi (tuft of hair)

dipavriksha

ghaghra choli

green turban (pagri)

hand-pumped harmonium

henna stamps

Hindu rite for dead macaque

Indian child with black eyeliner

Indian snake charmers

jata

jubbah

kathputli reed

kaupina (A)

kaupina (B)

keyuradhara

kurta

mehndi

patak

patka

pungi (been)

ravanahatta

red tilaka

saivite cord

saree

Shivratri (A)

Shivratri (B)

sindura

sindura hair stripe (A)

sindura hair stripe (B)

sitar (A)

sitar (B)

taqiyah

vibhuti (A)

vibhuti (B)

yogi

 

ETHNOLOGY & HILL TRIBES

Banjara caravan

Banjara dress

Banjara woman

Indian Gypsies

Indian Gypsy woman

 

NATURE & GASTRONOMY

Acacia

Alexandrine Parakeet (female)

Arabian Camel (A)

Arabian Camel (B)

Arabian Camel (C)

Arabian Camel (D)

Asian Elephant

Asian Pied Starling (in the wild)

Bank Myna

Baya Weaver (breeding male)

Blackbuck

Blackbuck (fighting males)

Blackbuck (male chasing female)

Black Drongo (immature)

Black-faced Langur (A)

Black-faced Langur (B)

Black-headed Gull (breeding plumage)

Black-headed Gull (juvenile plumage)

Black-headed Gull (non-breeding plumage)

Black-headed Ibis (in flight)

Black-headed Ibis (in the wild)

Black-necked Stork

Black Redstart

Black-shouldered Kite (A)

Black-shouldered Kite (B)

Blister Beetle

Blossom-headed Parakeets (mating)

Blossom-headed Parakeets

Brahminy Myna (A)

Brahminy Myna (B)

Brown Rock Chat (A)

Brown Rock Chat (B)

chandra (moon)

Chinese Goose (white form)

Chinkara

Comb Ducks

Comb Ducks (in flight)

Common Buzzard

Common Coot

Common Gull (wet-season form)

Common Indian Crow

Common Redshank

dao reuang

Dark Evening Brown

Egyptian Vulture

Eurasian Collared Dove (A)

Eurasian Collared Dove (B)

Eurasian Sparrowhawk

Eurasian Spoonbills

Eurasian Spoonbills (in flight)

exuvia of dragonfly nymph

Five-striped Palm Squirrel

Flat-tailed Gecko

Forget-me-not

gaur

Giant Indian Milkweed (A)

Giant Indian Milkweed (B)

Great Cormorant (juvenile)

Greater Coucal

Greater Coucal (immature)

Grey-headed Flycatcher

Heliotrope Moth

henna plant

Hoopoe (A)

Hoopoe (B)

House Crow

Indian Blue Peacock

Indian Blue Peafowl (A)

Indian Blue Peafowl (B)

Indian Blue Peahen

Indian Bushlark

Indian Chat (A)

Indian Chat (B)

Indian Cormorant (non-breeding plumage)

Indian Darter

Indian Darter and Great Cormorant

Indian Gazelle

Indian Grey Hornbill (female)

Indian Grey Hornbill (juvenile - A)

Indian Grey Hornbill (juvenile - B)

Indian Grey Hornbill (male)

Indian Jackal

Indian mustard plants

Indian Pond Heron

Indian Rhinoceros

Indian Robin (female)

Indian Roller in the wild (A)

Indian Roller in the wild (B)

Indian Roller in the wild (C)

Indian Roller (wings)

Indian Runner Ducks

Indian Scops Owl

Indian Silverbill

Japanese White-eye (A)

Japanese White-eye (B)

jingjok

Jungle Babbler

khoa

King Crow

Laughing Dove

Lion-tailed Macaque

Little Grebe (adult in breeding plumage)

Little Grebe (immature)

Little Green Bee-eater (A)

Little Green Bee-eater (B)

Little Green Bee-eater (C)

Long-tailed Shrike (Rufous-backed Shrike)

Marsh Crocodile

Nilgai (A)

Nilgai (B)

Nilgai (C)

Nilgai (D)

Northern Palm Squirrel

Oriental Honey Buzzard

Painted Stork (juvenile)

Pariah Kite

Pariah Kite (juvenile)

pedah

Pied Crested Cuckoo

Plain Tiger (A)

Plain Tiger (B)

Purple Heron

Purple Sunbird (female)

Purple Sunbird (male)

Purple Sunbird (male, hovering)

Red Cockscomb Celosia

Red-vented Bulbul

Ring-necked Pheasant (female)

Ring-necked Pheasant (male)

River Lapwing

Rose-ringed Parakeet (in flight)

Rose-ringed Parakeets

Rosy Starlings (A)

Rosy Starlings (B)

Rosy Starlings (C)

Ruddy Shelducks

Sambar Deer (in the wild)

Sarus Cranes (in the wild)

sheep

Shikra

Shikra (in the wild)

Small Indian Kite

Small Indian Kite (in flight)

Small Salmon Arab (A)

Small Salmon Arab (B)

Small Salmon Arab (C)

Soldier Fly

Spot-billed Duck (red loral spot)

Spot-billed Ducks (in flight)

Spotted Deer

Spotted Owlet (A)

Spotted Owlet (B)

Spotted Owlets (trio)

Steppe Eagle

Swan Goose (Chinese Goose)

water buffalo with curled horns

White-breasted Kingfisher

White-breasted Waterhen

White-breasted Waterhen (juvenile)

White-eared Bulbul

White Orange Tip

White Wagtail (female Amur Wagtail)

White Wagtail (male Amur Wagtail)

White Wagtail (male Masked Wagtail)

Woolly-necked Stork (in flight)

Woolly-necked Stork (in the wild)

Yellow Orange Tip

Yellow Pansy

Yellow Paper Wasp

 

CRAFTS & INSTITUTIONS

inlay of marble

ploughing by camel

Pushkar Hospital

textile worker

 

FUNNY & STRANGE

a pariah's dirty job

buffalo edifice

dead half-born calf

friendliest drink on earth

hanging on

India Baby Clock

Indian donkey cart

in the middle of the road

the edge of Indian society

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MOVIES & VIDEOS

A Pariah's Dirty Job

Jaipur Chari Dance (Rajastan)