It is estimated that India has more than 100,000 brick kilns producing about 250 billion bricks annually, employing about 15 million workers, and consuming about 35 million tons of coal annually, still following the age-old practice of making bricks using hands.
Found on the busy colorful streets of walled city of Jaipur, are two men who are proudly preserving three eras of photography with their 1860s Carl Zeiss camera, Surendra Kumar and his brother and Tikam Chand. The camera is a piece of history.
Harmandir Sahib is one of the most revered spiritual sites of Sikhism and one of the most impressive temples I have visited in my life. Time stands still here. The Golden Temple was intended to be a place of worship for all religions to worship God equally.
Haridwar is one of most ancient places in India for pilgrims. Every 12 years more than 30 million pilgrims are gathering here to take a bath in the nectar of immortality. You can literally feel the magic in the air when sitting at the banks of mother Ganga.
They say you get lucky if you can spot a white rat in the temple dedicated to warrior goddess Karni Mata. This is the temple of thousands rats near Bikaner in Rajasthan. People do regard the rats as their ancestors and they treat them very lovely.
An hour long ferry ride from the Gateway of India in Mumbai to an island locally called Gharapuri and Elephanta by the Portugues, takes you to a hidden world of rock-cut Elephanta caves (UNESCO) with magnificent sculptures and beautiful carvings.
Hidden Tea stall is telling its story. Dark narrow street in old Varanasi, the voice in the head is quoting the Rigveda: We have drunk Soma and become immortal; we have attained the light, the Gods discovered.
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Birds… a lots of birds flying on the sky and warm gold round sunset in late crispy February evening, like this I remember my first visit of the Qutub Minar, symbol which marks the beginning of the Muslim rule in India, built in 1193 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak.
Rishikesh, a town in the foothills of the himalayas. It's a pilgrimage place since thousands of years, where the yogi's gather before they continue their journey in to the mountains on their path to the ultimate liberation.
Story of woman, who built India’s first Paradise Gardens and Humayun’s Tomb, the first colossal monumental mausoleum in Islamic India, an early masterpiece that was to decisively influence the design of the later Taj Mahal.
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