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Easter Detached From Religion

Easter for me means color, vibrancy, rebirth and springing into new things. This colorful lotus mandala I photographed in Nepal during Diwali, represents just that. Because the lotus rises from unclean water to blossom as a pure, uncontaminated flower, it is a symbol of purity and resurrection.     Unattached to organized religion, the idea of… Continue reading Easter Detached From Religion

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The Way of the Sadhu

     Sādhus are men who renounce worldly pleasures, dedicating themselves to achieving moksa, liberation through meditation and contemplation of Brahman, God. These photos are taken near Pashupatinath Temple in Nepal, in Kathmandu. Sādhus often wear saffron-coloured clothing, symbolising their sannyāsa (renunciation). Would you be able to renounce your life in search of liberation, in a… Continue reading The Way of the Sadhu

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Arrival to Nepal During the Third Day of Diwali: Lakshmi Puja 

In Dubai, lights and decorations were all over the balconies of Hindu worshippers. When I asked my friend what this was for, I had totally forgotten that it was Diwali. I had not quite planned or thought that I would actually be here in Nepal during the festivities. Since I’m taking it one day at… Continue reading Arrival to Nepal During the Third Day of Diwali: Lakshmi Puja