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Zinda Madar Ya Sarkar

Zinda Madar Ya Sarkar, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr.
dam madar
ya sarkar
makhanpur
ka urus
aur intezar
zinda madar
ya sarkar
na kisi se
nafrat
dilon main
pyar dam
madar
beda pyar
zinda madar
ya sarkar
masoomi baba
rafik ali baba
ajmer char yar
dam madar
beda par
lakhon dil
aur ek tar
ya sarkar
zinda madar
zinda madar
dam madar
beda par
beda par
ankhon ki
roshni
dilon ka
karar
zinda madar
ya sarkar

The Muslim Man Wants Peace Hope Brotherhood

The Muslim Man Wants Peace Hope Brotherhood, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr.

all muslims
under one
umbrella
of Allah
collective
good
but the
rogue
mullah
wants
them
divided
fighting
each other
killing
each other
a message
misunderstood
blaming the Jews
Israel America
when the fault
lies at our doorsteps
sectarian fights feuds
radicalism fundamentalism
wahabbism talibanism
destroying the soul
of Islam...yazidiyat
crass corrupt and crude

Satyanarayan Puja Preparation

Satyanarayan Puja Preparation, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


The Satyanarayana Vrata is a Hindu religious observance. It is a ritual performed by devotees on any major occasion like marriage, house warming ceremony etc. It can also be performed on any day for any reason. It finds first mention in Skanda Purana[citation needed].
The Satyanarayana Puja is usually done on the Full Moon (Purnima) day of every month or any day you wish to do it. It is also done on special occasions and during times of achievements as an offering of gratitude to the Lord Vishnu. In addition, it is said that a devotional performance of this puja will bear children to couples trying to start a family.


Sri Satyanarayana Vratam, a very popular puja in Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra in India. Almost all Hindus, throughout Andhra Pradesh, have strong faith, belief, and devotion towards Srimannarayana, an incarnation of Vishnu. There is a very ancient famous …

Good Friday In Mumbai .. The Lenten Walk 2013

Good Friday In Mumbai .. The Lenten Walk 2013, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr.

I did not shoot this walk as I was away in Kanpur shooting a Sufi Urus Of Zinda Shah Madar in Makanpur .. but I was with my Catholic friends in Spirit all the time sharing their pain devotion and faith in humanity.

The Catholic Secular Forum (CSF)
The Indian Christian Church (Clergy & Laity) Activist Initiative
75, Vakola Village, Vakola, Santacruz (East), Mumbai 400 055.
Mob : + 91 9769555657csfpost@gmail.com

Thousands to Pray & Walk - Over 5 Hours for Government Attention
26th Annual Good Friday Dramatization on Mumbai's Streets


Thousands of Christians will trudge a grueling and arduous walk, over around 7 kilometers in scorching heat, starting out from Sacred Heart Church in suburban Mumbai's Khar West, while a troupe of Christian activists will enact scenes, believed to have happened on the first Good Friday. The walking pilgrimage will start in the morning at around 10 am an…

The umarked grave of a beggar poet ..please dont litter with flowers and candles

the toilers of the sea - The Mangrove Killers Of Mumbai

The Mangrove Killers Of Mumbai

The Boot Polish Boy Gets Addicted To The Polish And Soon Dies Away

Sharafat Bhai Is Very Happy His Son And Daughter Are Getting Married

The Peace Loving Muslim Man of India ..In Most Muslim Countries There Is No Peace Among Muslim Men

No I Dont Love You At All

No I Dont Love You At All, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr.

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you are nothing 
but a seductive 
apparition 
gaping from 
the wall 
you are not 
the woman 
'i once loved 
statuesque 
queenly tall
you are 
a mirage 
all in all 
your face 
shot by 
a 18 month 
old child 
deathly pall
you are 
nothing but 
a withered 
aging doll 
your musky 
smell 
overwhelmingly 
veiled shawl
one day 
along with 
the wall you 
too will 
ungracefully 
fall ..battered 
broken doll 


shot by nerjis asif shakir 18 month old ..

grandpas muse shot by nerjis asif shakir 18 month old

grandpas muse shot by nerjis asif shakir 18 month old, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr. 274,392 items / 2,157,320 views

I had bought my grand daughter in khansaabs cab, and gave her my camera to shoot my muse ..

my muse
watches
a little girl
shoot her
veiled eyes
overpowering
her beauty
her calm
this child
of puny size
holding
time space
in a deathly
vice the flesh
was willing
the painted
soul on the wall
lets out a cry
little girl why
why why
tell me
who am i
a love
a lover
denies
every second
he pays a
hefty price
a beggar
poet your
grandpa
my reluctant
lover in disguise
oh how time
soars and flies
broken wings
falls each time
unable to rise
wet and soggy
kohl laden eyes

the street photographer - nerjis asif shakir 21 month old

killing fleas is poor womens national pastime

nargis dutt nagar slums

peeing against walls ..when life is all balls

Church Speak

The Old Beggar Lady Of Mahim

the faceless blog

indians love to pee god dam it

mumbai belongs to the khokawalas

because the poor cant bribe .. their houses demolished mumbais lost tribe

this was once a bustling street slum...illegal buildings mushroom poor mans slums gets the broom

mumbai' s tower of babel