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The Metaphor of Spiritual Dancing of the Human Soul

Bengali Association Durga Antop Hill

Bengali Association Durga Antop Hill

Bengali Association Durga Antop Hill, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 98,345 items / 595,439 views

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 I shoot her with a divine passion and spiritual intensity as …

Farewell Mumbai

Farewell Mumbai, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 98,298 items / 595,349 views

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

Arti To Goddess Durga

Arti To Goddess Durga, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1.


Jai Ambe Gauri, Mayya Jai Shyama Gauri
Tumko Nish-Din Dhyavat, Hari Brahma Shivri [1] Jai Ambe Gauri
Maang Sindoor Virajat, Tiko Mrig-Mad Ko
Ujjwal Se Dou Naina, Chandra Vadan Niko [2] Jai Ambe Gauri
Kanak Samaan Kalewar, Raktaambar Raaje
Rakt Pushp Gal-Mala, Kanthan Par Saaje [3] Jai Ambe Gauri
Kehri Vahan Rajat, Kharag Khapar DhaariSur Nar Muni Jan Sevat,
Tinke Dukh Haari [4] Jai Ambe Gauri
Kanan Kundal Shobhit , Naas-Agre Moti
Kotik Chandra Divakar, Sum Rajat Jyoti [5] Jai Ambe Gauri
Shumbh Ni-Shumbh Vidare, Mahisha Sur Ghati
Dhumra-Vilochan Naina, Nish-Din Mad Mati [6] Jai Ambe Gauri
Chandh Mundh Sangh-Haare, Shonit Beej Hare
Madhu Kaitabh Dou Maare, Sur Bhe Heen Kare [7] Jai Ambe Gauri
Brahmani Rudrani, Tum Kamla Rani
Aagam Nigam Bakhani, Tum Shiv Patrani [8] Jai Ambe Gauri
Chon-Sath Yogini Gavat, Nritya Karat Bhairon
Baajat Taal Mridanga, Aur Baajat Damaroo [9…

The Mind is An Ocean of Words

The Mind is An Ocean of Words, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 98,254 items / 595,132 views

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
words within words
opening the minds
without passwords

to vinod mirani
in wordly humility
of a mother and a goddess

Farewell Mother Goddess

Farewell Mother Goddess, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 98,246 items / 595,122 views

we will wait
till you return
on vijay dashami
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