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GSB Ganesha Wadala Holistically Healing The Soul of Man

Nothing To Beat The Power of Prayer

GSB Ganeshotsav Samiti Wadala

GSB Ganeshotsav Samiti Wadala, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 147,600 items / 1,128,588 views

I have kept my Lalbagh Chya Raja visarjan pictures on hold to post this as my backlog at Flickr.

And perhaps Lord GSB Ganesha Wadala wanted me to shoot him share him with all you so I am dong his wish and adding to my thread of life Hope and Hindutva a Message of Peace Hope and Humanity.

Shot by a Muslim barefeet blogger of Mumbai.

Lalbagh Chya Raja Jai Ho

I Reach Claire Road Byculla Too With Lalbagh Chya Raja

Lalbagh Chya Raja Reaches Claire Road Byculla

The Future Karya Kartas of Lalbagh Chya Raja

The Battered Bruised Forsaken Khada Parsi

The Battered Bruised Forsaken Khada Parsi

The Barefeet Blogger And The Volunteers of Lalbagh Chya Raja at Byculla Bridge

Cold Compresses For My Dead Feet

Lalbagh Chya Raja At Byculla

Lalbagh Chya Raja At Byculla

Blogging Is Not as Easy As It Seems

Blogging Is Not as Easy As It Seems, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 147,493 items / 1,127,758 views

accomplishing feat
silent screams
through pictures
shot barefeet
a solemn pledge
to redeem
cold compresses
magna sulf
bethadene
ointment
cold cream
on the soul
of a blogger
a voiceless
Requiem
raising
her eyebrows
at my
breathlessblogs
my wife
carpe diem
morning to night
she my blog
blasphemes
head bowed
i told her
not blogs
but humanity
runs through
my blood stream
captured as
images a poetry
of life
on my flickr
photostream
living or not living
at the edge
or at the extreme
for a better
tomorrow
not just bloggers
even fools
daydream

thank you dr sanjeev mani

Marziya Finally Sees Me

Lalbagh Chya Raja Is The Only Movie That Broke The Record Of Dabbang

I Use Facebook As An Extension of My Flickr Blogs

Standing On A Stool Does Not Make You Tall In The Eyes Of The Lord

India Is The Only Country Where Faith Grows As Trees

Building Hope In The Human Heart Is More Important Than Rebuilding It On The Soil

Building Hope In The Human Heart Is More Important Than Rebuilding It On The Soil, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 147,484 items / 1,127,631 views

boundaries
of faith
barbed wires
of hate religion
smashing skulls
breaking bones
on a bleeding
soil we built
as human
in the eyes
of the maker
we wilt
using
a structure
to reach
god on a stilt
travesty
of humanity
to the hilt
our chldren
their children
pay the price
of our guilt
in the name
of allah
in the name of ram
innocent blood
we have spilt
a mother india
weeps waiting
for kar sevaks
of both faith
a new hope
a new dawn
rebuilt

The Camera An Instrument of Peace Hope and Humanity

The Camera An Instrument of Peace Hope and Humanity, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 147,484 items / 1,127,628 views

capturing moments
fleeting time on the run
capturing revelry frolic and fun
bringing alive a long journey
of lalbagh chya raja
lord shiva goddess parvatis son
as he traverses the
soul of a crowded mumbai
to reach his home in the ocean
dreams deliriousness
good things he has done
hope hindutva
a message of peace
harmony humanity
tolerance handwoven
beautifully hand spun
without this camera
a journey would
have not begun
of this blogger
photographerno 1
a spiritual homecoming
molten tears in the urn
barefeeet dressed
in soothing saffron
driving home a point
hindu muslim union

The Selfless Volunteers of Lalbagh Chya Raja

All I Had Was Faith Attached To My 18-70 mm Lens on the Nikon D 80

Every Time I Turned My Head He Was Behind Me

Every Time I Turned My Head He Was Behind Me, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 147,459 items / 1,127,194 views

I did not have to climb bus stops , I did not have to monkey around with gravity climb electric poles or lamp posts and I wondered would that have really got me better pictures.

I had nothing on my person just Rs 150 ..An ordinary 4 year old mobile phone a single camera a single lens I was barefeet no water bottle no snack box I drank my first cup of tea at Byculla.

I was caught at several places in a stampede people walked over me but spared my camera and I shot mostly from ground level..I could not be as acrobatic as Girish Mistrys students I thought living was more important than dying for a picture.

Before you shoot an event of this enormity you should know the ground rules bravado or trying to be one up does not help, as a student its better to have another student covering you ass shooting alone is not the temperament for this kind of shoot.

Losing your…

The Volunteers of Lalbagh Chya Raja

Munni Badnam Ho Gayi.. Bap Re Bap

The Association of Mobile Camera Phone Photographers Growing On A Tree

Faith Beyond Caste Color Or Creed

The Volunteers of Lalbagh Chya Raja

The Volunteers of Lalbagh Chya Raja

Faith Lies In The Eyes of The Beholder

Lalbagh Chya Raja On The Wings Of Angels

Moving Along With Lalbagh Chya Raja

Moving Along With Lalbagh Chya Raja

Lalbagh Chya Raja On The Wings Of Angels

Oh Thank You Lord .. Through Your Journey I Complete My Karmic Journey Too

Oh Thank You Lord .. Through Your Journey I Complete My Karmic Journey Too, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 147,459 items / 1,127,064 views


hands folded
eyes closed
he said
as his love
from his heart
into the heart
of the lord flew
from a seedling
of devotion
into a plant
of worship
it grew
every year
he comes
a pledge
he renews
a testimony
of all faith
a truce
obstacles
from your path
he removes

Akhuratha---One who has Mouse as his Chariot/Vehicle

Alampata---Ever Eternal Lord

Amit---Incomparable Lord

Anantachidrupamayam---Infinite and Consciousness Personified

Avaneesh---Lord of the whole World

Avighna---Remover of Obstacles

Balaganapati---Beloved and Lovable Child

Bhalchandra---Moon-Crested Lord

Bheema---Huge and Gigantic

Bhupati--Lord of the Gods

Bhuvanpati---God of the Gods

Buddhinath---God of Wisdom

Buddhipriya--Knowledge Bestower

Buddhividhata---God of Knowledge

Chaturbhuj---One who has Four Arms

Devadeva---Lord of All Lords

Devantakanashakarin---Destroyer of Evils and Asur…

He Sought Me Out I Shot Him In Return

I Continued Following Lalbagh Chya Raja

Learning Photography The Hard Way

I Shot Lalbagh Chya Raja As You Would Have Shot Him