The National Museum on Janpath in New Delhi unveiled a large exhibition this month exploring the beliefs, histories, traditions, arts and cultures of India emanating from the Ganges – a river and a Goddess. See below: A bronze vessel inscribed with the 108 names of Ganga, a map of the Ganges and a bronze statuette… Continue reading Ganga – River of Life and Eternity
Almost at the southern end of the Yellow Line on the Delhi Metro at Chhatarpur, there is a temple with a gigantic monkey god statue. I had to visit. Hanuman is one of my favourite gods. There are half a dozen different temples on the estate, covering 60 acres. Each temple has a different style.… Continue reading Chhatarpur Temple Complex
Thursday Doors All these doors I photographed at the weekend in Hauz Khas, a very old part of Delhi which was sacked by the Mongols in 1400AD. It has been gentrified and renovated. This makes a change from the usual wrecks of doors I post.