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Is He One Of Ours ,....

Is He One Of Ours ,...., a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr.
looking at me
camera in hand
said the
panch dasham
naga guru
to my naga guru
is he one of ours
replied my teacher
to his host he
is a malang
from bandra
bazar sadhus
maybe from venus
he is from mars
a beggar poet
he dresses
film stars

The Film Roll Photographer - Marc De Clercq

Made In India

Made In India ..

Maharashtra Day ..

Maharashtra Day .., a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr.

Maharashtra Day, commonly known as Maharashtra Diwas in Marathi and Maharashtra Din in Hindi, is a state holiday in Maharashtra, India commemorating the formation of the state of Maharashtra from the division of the Bombay State on 1 May 1960. Maharashtra Day is commonly associated with parades and political speeches and ceremonies, in addition to various other public and private events celebrating the history and traditions of Maharashtra.


The States Reorganisation Act, 1956 defined boundaries for the states within India on the basis of languages.[1] The Bombay State that was formed as a consequence of this act, however, was composed of different areas where different languages were spoken; Marathi, Gujarati, Kutchi and Konkani. The Samyukta Maharashtra Samiti was at the forefront of the movement to divide the Bombay State into two states; one composed of areas where people primarily spoke Gujarati and Ku…

Pitru Paksha at Banganga Tank Walkeshwar

Pitru Paksha at Banganga Tank Walkeshwar, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Pitru Paksha (Sanskrit: पितृ पक्ष), also spelt as Pitr paksha or Pitri paksha, (literally "fortnight of the ancestors") is a 16–lunar day period when Hindus pay homage to their ancestors (Pitrs), especially through food offerings. The period is also known as Pitru Pakshya, Pitri Pokkho, Sola Shraddha ("sixteen shraddhas"), Kanagat, Jitiya, Mahalaya Paksha and Apara paksha.[1][2][3]
Pitru Paksha is considered by Hindus to be inauspicious, given the death rite performed during the ceremony, known as Shraddha or tarpan. In southern and western India, it falls in the Hindu lunar month of Bhadrapada (September–October), beginning with the full moon day (Purnima) that occurs immediately after the Ganesh festival and ending with the new moon day known as Sarvapitri amavasya, Mahalaya amavasya or simply Mahalaya. The autumnal equinox falls withi…


Our Backyard .. And Heritage Shot By Marziya Shakir 5 Year Old

Bazar Road Garbage Queen Of Bandra - Shot By Nerjis Asif Shakir 18 Month Old

Bandra Bazar Road Misses Mr Sunil Dutt Who Loved The Gaothans

Bandra Bazar Road Misses Mr Sunil Dutt Who Loved The Gaothans, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr. 230,528 items / 1,937,513 views

Late Mr Sunil Dutt each time he won the elections would come hand folded to thank the residents of the fishing villages known as Gaothan.. Bandra Bazar Road Chimbai Chapel Road Waroda Road Chium , and other sea facing areas with sparsely populated East Indians... most who lost their properties cheated conned and moved away to distant suburbs.

Late Mr Sunil Dutt did not play the religion card he touched everyone, cycling his way into their lanes , bylanes backyards of Bazar Road into their hearts .. this rural Bandra that was once paddy fields up to Pali Hill.

But after his sad demise Bandra Bazar road , the gaothans have gone to the dogs, old bungalows turned into monstrous concrete edifice, cheated by the politician small time builder nexus , through repair permission , channel erected houses , top floors mostly illegal in some cases..aided…

Kisi badi khushi ke intezaar mein … hum yeh chote chote khushiyoon ke mauke kho dete hain - Bawarchi

Tamatar Jaise Gal Hai Unke

Mr Yusuf Lakdawala My Patron - a Great Human Being

Mr Yusuf Lakdawala My Patron - a Great Human Being

One Person Who Loved Marziya The Most Was Jeff Lamb Ann Arbor

One Person Who Loved Marziya The Most Was Jeff Lamb Ann Arbor, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr. 210,035 items / 1,734,850 views

Late Jeff Lamb Flickr photographer dear friend , was a person who loved Marziyas pictures her photography skills , and he would send me messages , we kept in touch , he was a fighter he fought all odds but Death did not scare him or bother him , his pictures were his strength , and though I never met him it seemed he was connected to me from some distant cosmic past..

And this picture of Marziya Shakir my grand daughter and Lucky the neigbors Labrador is my tribute to our everlasting friendship.

The Internet gave me some fabulous friends , and the one regret I have leaving Facebook , was not informing my friends I was shutting my account , I miss Leyla Lamb , Jeffs wife and so many who I know wont come to Google

jeff lamb counts you as family.

Good Friday

Naga Sadhus Shahi Snan Maha Kumbh

Naga Sadhus Shahi Snan Maha Kumbh

Swami Avdeshananadji Shahi Snan Maha Kumbh