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Where There Is Darkness ....

Where There Is Darkness ...., originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. Vakrtund Mahakaya Surya Koti Samaprabha |
Nirbhignam Kurumedaya Sarva Karyashu Sarvada |

where there is darkness
he gives hope
a divine intervention
to a brighter future
beyond the reams
of you astral horoscope
Lalbagh Cha Raja
to a drowning man
not just a straw
but a life saving rope
a beacon of light
that in despair
you need not grope
removing all obstacles
giving you more scope
that you can easily walk
life's precarious
tightrope
whatever the dangers
as a man you cope
your karmic consciousness
cleaned with a divine soap


dedicated to raju langewal

I Complete 90000 Photo Blogs at Flickr

I Complete 90000 Photo Blogs at Flickr, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. Thanks to all of you..

Prof BW Jatkar Remembered

Prof BW Jatkar Remembered, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 89,999 items / 545,294 views

still connected to us
through memories
that live
much knowledge
wisdom
to us you did give
you were human
our faults
our shortcomings
you did forgive

today though
you are no more
with us jatkar saab
in our hearts you relive

Barefeet Blogger at the Court of the King of Kings

Lalbagh Cha Raja Up Close

Shooting Lalbagh Cha Raja 2009

Shooting Lalbagh Cha Raja 2009, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 89,926 items / 544,883 views
The crowds are restless, hot tempered, looking for a fight, having waited hours to get in through a serpentine wait in the rains, in the heat and dust.
So seeing me shooting some wanted me to finish and move out as I was in their way, ahead of me was a barricade that I crossed once to meet Raju Langewal who had invited me to shoot ..I also shot the crowd that soothed their excitement, some wondered who this colorful barefeet blogger was, in Mumbai very few people know what a blogger is..I talk strictly at the grass root level ..

Women here I found were really aggressive and the few stood tamely, there were many scenes of scuffles, but otherwise almost everyone was here to partake in this omnipotent moment of Mumbai street spirituality, this place is a street on normal day with provision shops on both ends.. this is a path that leads to the Lalbagh Cha Mandir.. in the complex.


Lalbagh Cha Raja 2009

Lalbagh Cha Raja 2009

Lalbagh Cha Raja 2009, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 89,884 items / 544,550 views

www.karnataka.com/festivals/ganesha-shlokas.html

Ganesha Shlokas
Mon, 09/08/2008 - 17:08 — asha
108 Names of Lord Ganesha and the meanings

1. Akhurath: One who has mouse as his charioteer
2. Alampata : Ever eternal lord
3. Amit : Incomparable lord
4. Anantachidrupamayam: Infinite and consciousness personified
5. Avaneesh: Lord of the whole world
6. Avighna: Remover of obstacles
7. Balaganapati: Beloved and lovable child
8. Bhalchandra: Moon-crested lord
9. Bheema: Huge and Gigantic
10. Bhupati: Lord of the gods
11. Bhuvanpati: God of the gods
12. Buddhinath: God of wisdom
13. Budhipriya: Knowledge bestower
14. Bhudhividhata: God of knowledge
15. Chaturbhuj: One who has four arms
16. Devadeva: Lord of all lords
17. Devantakanashakarin: Destroyer of evils and asuras
18. Devarata: One who accepts all gods
19. Devendrashika: Protector of all gods
20. Dharmik: One who gives charity
21. Dhoomravarna: Smoke-Hued …

Lalbagh Cha Raja 2009