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God Lives In India Among The Poor

dressed like
them in tattered
clothes he wanders
seeking alms
i am sure
watching
humanity
rich hardened
hearts that
pain sufferings
need not endure
god the creator
confused perplexed
a disease he sees
festering the human
soul he cannot cure


Mr Raghu Rai Blesses Me and My Camera at the Maha Kumbh

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Raghu Rai (born 1942) is an Indian photographer and photojournalist.[1][2] A protégé of Henri Cartier-Bresson who appointed Rai, then a young photojournalist to Magnum Photos in 1977, which he co-founded.[3]
Rai became a photographer in 1965, and a year later joined the staff of The Statesman, a New Delhi publication. In 1976, he left the paper and became a freelance photographer. From 1982 up until 1992, Rai was the director of photography for India Today. He has served on the jury for World Press Photo from 1990 to 1997.[4] He is most known for his books, Raghu Rai's India: Reflections in Colour and Reflections in Black and White.[3]
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1 Early life
2 Career
3 Personal life
4 Awards
5 Exhibitions
6 Collection
7 Books
8 Quotations
9 References
10 External links
[edit]Early life

Raghu Rai was born in the small village of Jhang, Punjab, British India (now in Pakistan).[4][5]
[edit]Career

Raghu Rai took up photography in 1965, and…

the confluence where three rivers meet

within
a canopy
of hurling
meteors
where
yama
breathes
master
of life
after death
pulsating
heart beats
cosmic
chaos
fate shivers
destiny
doomed
cant cheat
moments
born through
confusion
devoid
of dust
heat
a poetic
pause
incomplete
to be or
not to be
time
in rapid
repercussion
will come
to delete