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This Was The First Time I Really Shot Lord Ganesha .. With a Divine Passion


Bhaktjano Sukhi Raho..


"Vakratunda Mahaakaaya Suryakotee Sama Prabha Nirvighnam kuru mey Deva Sarva kaaryeshu Sarvadaa"


Ganesha Mantra

Ganesha Mantra, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr. Ganesha Mantras are known as Siddhi Mantra (the one with perfection). Each and every mantra is full of energy and power of Lord Ganesha. It is believed that mantras of Ganesha, when chanted with genuine devotion, give positive results. These mantras ward off all trials and troubles gracing the devotee with every success. All mantras are disclosed by the Almighty, through the Intelligence, Vision and Experience of the divinely illuminated and perfected sages and men of integral God-Experience.

Ganesha is the power of knowledge, success and fulfillment. It is believed that people get benefit out of these mantras when chanted with utmost devotion and faith. Success is not far when you have love and respect, faith and understanding, kindness and willpower in your heart and when you are in touch with that power which breaks up all restrictions, obstacles, problems ,difficulties and makes available to you the rays of success,…

108 Names of Ganesha

108 Names of Ganesha, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr.
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Lord Ganesha is known by many names. There exists 108 different names of Ganesha in the Hindu scriptures. Many of these are suitable for baby names - for both boys and girls. The following are these various Sanskrit names of Ganesha with their meaning.s

Akhuratha: One whose chariot is pulled by a mouse
Alampata: One who is forever eternal
Amit: One who is incomparable
Anantachidrupamayam: One who is the personification of the infinite consciousness
Avaneesh: Master of the universe
Avighna: The remover of obstacles
Balaganapati: Beloved child
Bhalchandra: One who is moon crested
Bheema: One who is gigantic
Bhupati: The lord of lords
Bhuvanpati: The lord of the heaven
Buddhinath: The God of wisdom
Buddhipriya: One who bestows of knowledge and intellect
Buddhividhata: The God of knowledge
Chaturbhuj: The four-armed lord
Devadeva: The lord of lords
Devantakanashakarin: Destroyer of evils and demons

She Is My Sister ..Take Care Of Her ..Please


What You Sow Is What You Reap


My Facebook Status For All Time

My Facebook Status For All Time, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr. I am here on Facebook to chill , I have no issue with religiosity yours or mine , but if you want to add me to spread your narrow mindedness , to bully others through me, bully my friends of diverse faith I will block you .. I dont add people with aggressive thumbnails I wont add you, I also dont add people who want me to add you without sending me a message , we may have mutual friends does not mean we share the same views ..

I have decided not to take anymore shit from bigots racists who hide behind other peoples celebrity pictures ..Thanks..

I am a Shia Muslim but I am also a photo journalist blogger who shoots other religions .. if this is not acceptable to you please Unfriend Me .. Now ..

Fort Cha Ichapurthi Ganesha GPO Fort Ganesha


Fort Cha Ichapurthi Ganesha GPO Fort Ganesha


GPO Fort Cha Raja Ganesha Pandal 2012

GPO Fort Cha Raja Ganesha Pandal 2012, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr.

I have a very unique story to narrate I took a bus from Bandra Reclamation for VT I wanted to shoot the GPO Fort Ganesha Pandal.

As the bus traversed though Lalbagh I shot the street scenes through the window of the bus, and I fell asleep a lady sitting next to me nudged me , politely , and all of a sudden near Minara Masjid I saw my friend the limbless Appu , he has no legs no hands and I have been his friend for several years , he had disappeared from his usual begging addas or haunts.

I asked the bus conductor to slow the bus and I jumped out a long distance away I walked till I met Appu I got down to his level hugged him , and shot a lot of pictures I gave him money my visiting card I had given him , he had lost so I gave him two more than I took his leave I took a cab and got off at the awesome entrance of GPO Fort Cha Raja Ganesh Pandal.. and here I met Bharat Jadhav a photographer who had h…


G.P.O FORT CHA RAJA -MY TRYST WITH DESTINY 2012, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr. 243,633 items / 2,038,331 views

Many years back and I had just begun photography I was commuting by bus , I was on hard times too business was real bad and life was totally disjointed , I had a window seat and I was going to take a train to Bandra from VT .I happened to see Lord Shiva perched on a mountain top , I rushed out of the bus to shoot this pandal ..G.P.O FORT CHA RAJA ..

And yesterday I had work in town so I decided to shoot this pandal connected to my past and bring back my memories and as I took permission to shoot G.P.O FORT CHA RAJA , the volunteers recognzed me though I was not wearing my turban and exotic attire ..

I shot a lot of pictures and this is my new set at

Standing next to me is a very polite low profile cultured Maharashtrian the founder of this awesome Pandal Mr Ravindra Surve .

One of the most historical and aesthetic pandals of Mumbai dont miss it ...…

Please Understand My Common Man Is Much Poorer Than Mr Laxmans .. Million Apologies