kuzhal- Trissur Pooram (illanjithara melam)

The  illanjithara melam during Trissur Pooram, Kerala Enjoy the changing rhythmical pace of the traditional drum (Chenda) beat during the famous Ilanjithara Melam (percussion performance in front of the Ilanji tree) during the Thrissur Pooram. Sudden changes in pace of the drumbeats, emanating from more than a dozen drums, backed by horns and cymbals resonate …

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after Shivrathri….., a barber’s mirror

Man,  sitting for a hair cutting/ shaving with a footpath barber , a scene from New Delhi streets “Self-realization is the knowing – in body, mind, and soul – that we are one with the omnipresence of God; that we do not have to pray that it come to us, that we are not merely …

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