The Veil of Silence, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. it identifies her as a muslim she covers her face the garb of her destiny the garb of her race but it troubles those who dont wear it who cant bear it as always she who is fully covered is considered out of place but if you walk topless in europe or othe western countries it is no disgrace cultural differences time and space leave the muslim woman and her hijab let there be peace allah be praised
Mans Thirst For Life, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. an empty stomach that keeps him alive man who was born to walk bare feet on the sharp edge of a knife man is man because of human strife mans eternal loneliness mocked him to share his lot with her fucked lot he took a wife
And do you really think a man cares for another man, bullshit, I have shot so many beggars and perhaps they would see him if he was stark naked ,only to give him a cloth to cover his shame and move away.
This is street humanity in a nutshell.
I am not a anthropologist but yes I am a mind reader.
There is another hitch, most of the beggars with sever deformities are brought to such sites in hordes paid wholesale to beg, what they make at the end of the day is kept by the powerful beggar mafia in collusion with the authorities.
And mind you there is no overheads no investment ..this is the chakra of convenience at the expense of failed humanity.
I am not critical like some of my white friendly photographers.. I cannot curse or call a ritual madness , I cannot say what I shoot is rotten or against my…
She is a staunch believer of Ahle Bayt and strikes a chord with people of same bent of Mind.
On her lips there is a flowing chant of Ya Hussain , Bibi Sakina and Hazrat Abbas...
She told me that without the sacrifice of Hussain , and if Yazid had been given a free run , Islam would have perished , because the Islam that Yazid the accursed promoted was totally alien to that preached by the Holy Messenger of Allah.
Mind you these bawas seek no other worldly gifts , their life led in austerity they sit at Char Yar and evangelize spirtual peace.
They do Dua Tawiz and exorcism too.
Most of the rich hjras approach them for their problems and those of their disciples.
This hijra guru spoke at length about the miraculous powers of the Rozas or Shrines at Hussain Tekri Jaorah.
So each Bawa here follows his own agenda of spiri…