Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Humility And Truthfulness -The Essence Of Blogging

The Magic of Lalbagh Chya Raja Shot Through The Soul of Poetry

Hee Shan Konachi Lalbagh Chya Raja Chi..

Ala Re Ala Lalbagh Chya Raja Ala

Jab Deta Hai Toh Chappad Phad Ke Deta Hai..

The Magic of Lalbagh Chya Raja Shot By A Beggar Poet

I Lost What I Was Destined To Lose I Shot What I Was Destined To Shoot

Lalbagh Chya Raja ..At Chinchpokli ..

One of the reasons I did not want to over exert myself following the Raja from the Pandal to Bharat Mata , my feet had blisters and were swollen , so instead from the Pandal I came and stood at Chinchpokli and though I stood on a narrow ledge , with my camera bag beneath my feet I had befriended a family , they supported me ,,in return I gave them the garlands and coconut the volunteers from the float when it passed us.

I Shot The Raja .. With The Cosmic Eye of a Poet

Lalbagh Chya Raja Visarjan..

गजाननं भूतगणादिसेवितं कपित्थजंबूफलचारुभक्षणम्‌ । उमासुतं शोकविनाशकारकं नमामि विघ्नेश्वरपादपङ्कजम्‌ ॥

“Salutations to Lord Ganesha who has an elephant head, who is attended by the band of his followers, who eats his favorite wood-apple and rose-apple fruits, who is the son of Goddess Uma, who is the cause of destruction of all sorrow. And I salute to his feet which are like lotus.”

Lalbagh Chya Raja Jai Ho

सुमुखश्चैकदंतश्च कपिलो गजकर्णकः ।

लम्बोदरश्च विकटो विघ्ननाशो गणाधिपः ।

धूम्रकेतुर्गणाध्यक्षो भालचन्द्रो गजाननः ।

द्वादशैतानि नामानि यः पठेच्छृणुयादपि ।

विद्यारंभे विवाहे च प्रवेशे निर्गमे तथा ।

संग्रामे संकटे चैव विघ्नस्तस्य न जायते

Sumukha, Ekadanta, Kapila, Gajakarnaka, Lambodara, Vikata, Vighnanaasha, Ganaadhipa, Dhuumraketu, Ganaadhyaksha, Bhaalachandra, Gajaanana -

No obstacles will come in the way of one who reads or listens to these 12 names of Lord Ganesha at the beginning of education, at the time of marriage, while entering or exiting anything, during a battle or calamity.

मूषिकवाहन् मोदकहस्त चामरकर्ण विलम्बित सूत्र । वामनरूप महेश्वरपुत्र विघ्नविनायक पाद नमस्ते ॥

“Oh God who has the mouse as his vehicle, and the sweet modhaka (rice ball) in your hand, whose ears are wide like fans, wearing the sacred thread. Oh son of Lord Shiva who is of short stature and who removes all obstacles, Lord Vinayaka, I bow at your feet.”

गजाननं भूतगणादिसेवितं कपित्थजंबूफलचारुभक्षणम्‌ । उमासुतं शोकविनाशकारकं नमामि विघ्नेश्वरपादपङ्कजम्‌ ॥

“Salutations to Lord Ganesha who has an elephant head, who is attended by the band of his followers, who eats his favorite wood-apple and rose-apple fruits, who is the son of Goddess Uma, who is the cause of destruction of all sorrow. And I salute to his feet which are like lotus.”

वक्रतुंड महाकाय कोटिसूर्यसमप्रभ । निर्विघ्नं कुरु मे देव सर्वकार्येषु सर्वदा ॥

“Oh! Lord (Ganesha), of huge body and curved elephant trunk, whose brilliance is equal to billions of suns, always remove all obstacles from my endeavors.”

I Had No Support Where I Stood On a Ledge ..My Hands My Camera At The Mercy of the Crowds

I Completed A Journey of 8 Years On This Spot ..A Barefeet Fiddler On a Roof Burning Hot

To Shoot The Raja You Need Abundant Patience Passion And Poetry

And Than He Saw Me .. In A Sea Of Confusion...

This Little Girl Will Remember This Moment All Her Life ,,

A Very Long Journey ..

Shooting Lalbagh Chya Raja For Me As a Poet Is a Life Time Experience

I Use A Modest Camera Shoot Simple Pictures ..

Lalbagh Chya Raja Jai Ho Lalbaghcha Raja Chi Vijayh Ho ...

Lalbagh Chya Raja Visarjan 2012

Lalbagh Chya Raja Arrives At Ganesh Gully ,,,

We Come Here Once a Year But Nothing Has Changed ..And What Is Scams And Corruption Ganeshji

dear ram
dont mind
this is a land
where money
does not grow
on trees but
in coal mines
on lease
irrigation scams
dams that waters
dont release farmers
commit suicide all
around pestilence
disease a land of
gods and goddesses
now has no peace
the common man
grovels shovels
digs his own grave
on his kneess
lets return to
the waters
back to indralok
report abuse
on netas
char so bees

Lalbaugh Chya Raja Mukut Darshan 2019

I am perhaps the only Muslim shooting Lalbaugh Chya Raja for over 20 years or more ,,thanks to Mr Sudhir Salvi head honcho of the Mandal.....