I was planning to move out of Dadar Beach as I was not satisfied shooting the Durga Visarjan in pitch darkness , the light on the beach came from the Artis ..
As I started moving out I saw the truck bringing in the Bengali Durga , on inquiry I was informed that they were from the Bengali Association of Antop Hill.. I told this person I was a shooting for the Internet..
It was here while shooting this Durga that I faced the ire of a gentleman who was absolutely rude and did not like me shooting pictures , I have shot so many Bengali pandals and this man educated , Bengali not drunk really shocked me no end..Maybe it was my attire or maybe it was his bad hair day , but I never expected such a behavior,.. Durga belongs to everyone and I as barefeet Muslim blogger brings her message of Peace Hope and Harmony ..as I shoot her with a divine passion and spiritual intensity as …
into the heart of the ocean for my home i leave farewell mumbai farewell mumbaikars be happy be content do not grieve i shall return the following year a new dream weave love of humanity is greater than any belief a god within mankind is what you must perceive when you hurt man you hurt god nothing achieve what you give is what you receive hope harmony peace from chaos you must retrieve
the mind is an ocean of words churning milk into curds or a gilded cage that releases more words like birds flying northwards from here forth onwards words within words opening the minds computer without passwords
to vinod mirani in wordly humility of a mother and a goddess
we will wait till you return on vijay dashami ravan we will burn good over evil a job well done invoking ganesha your beloved son farewell mother goddess what you teach we learn through karma good deeds we earn our human minds godly dreams we churn hope and hindutva a message of peace we yearn