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Ghungroo, a musical anklet

Ghungroo is one of the many small metallic bells strung together, to form a musical anklet, tied to the feet of Indian classical dancers of Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Kuchipudi, odissi, etc. Sometimes, it is also worn by Indian folk dancers and also used as a piece of orchestra. A single string of ghungroos can range from 50 to greater than…

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Silence is prayer

Actual silence could only be when we depart this life, probably that is why they say ‘rest in peace’. Other silence according to me is prayer, which in my opinion is just being in present. “I used to believe that prayer changes things, but now I know that prayer changes us and we change things.”…

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Spider web

Glistering water droplets on spider web is the most beautiful nature creation, which looks more attractive even in bad weather.   Weekly photography challenge: Weathered  

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Keukenhof, flower garden

Keukenhof is 68 years old, worlds largest flower garden, in Lisse Netherlands. It was initiated as a source of herbs for a castle’s kitchen in 15th century, which was later converted as spring park for public in 1950 with 236,000 visitors. It is opened every year from March-May, with a flower parade organised in April. The…

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Searching for Utopia

A sculpture known as ‘searching for Utopia’ by Belgium artist Jan Fabre, was placed for exhibition in citadel (castle) of Namur, Belgium for a short period of time. This bronze sculpture is of the artist himself ascending a tortoise and enjoying the view from top of citadel. Utopia means ‘a place that actually does not exist,…

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