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Medinet Habu, Luxor: In the kingdom of monuments

These are from collection of images I had shot on a trip to Egypt a few years ago. The Medinet Habu temple in Luxor, West Bank, is a monumental structure built by Rameses III. Having read Norman Mailer’s ‘Ancient Evenings’ … Continue reading

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The motorman in Coonoor

On a trip to experience the slow life in Ooty, my husband and I got into what is popularly called ‘The toy train’. Some things in certain parts of the universe such as the quiet hamlets in small town India, … Continue reading

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Inside Agra Fort: A saga of sieges and plunder

As a student of history, I found myself snoring through most of my lessons in school. Especially the chapters on the long and laborious Indian past. There was so much packed into those text books in the middle years of … Continue reading

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In Buddha’s footsteps: Ellora, Part II

Siddhārtha, Gautama… for me Buddha is the most contemporary and relevant icon to connect with in modern times. In this age of despair, greed, stress and poverty, no other spiritual thinker comes close to the ideology  and iconography he left … Continue reading

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Ellora caves: Part I

There are so many engaging ideas for interior design, that I couldn’t stop shooting these corners. Another ornate wall inside the many rooms you can rest your weary self. Another view of a stairway that leads to the upper floor. … Continue reading

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