Picture of the Day - November 30

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A man pours chai at Lakshmi chai wallah shop at Chowk, Varanasi, India.

Picture of the Day - November 29

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Three boys pose for a photo in Alwar, Rajasthan in India.

Picture of the Day - November 28

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Dev Diwali was celebrated on November 28, 2012 in Varanasi, India.

Picture of the day - November 27

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A boy washes in the Ganges river during the month of Sharavan in Varanasi, India.

Picture of the Day - November 26

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People sell pottery in Delhi, India.

Picture of the Day - November 25

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People buy worship items near a temple in Delhi, India.

Picture of the Day - November 24

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A man sells spices on the side of the road in Delhi, India.

Picture of the Day - November 23

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A family waits for customers at an outdoor jewelry shop in Delhi, India.

Picture of the Day - November 22

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The lamp is lit before a concert in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Picture of the Day - November 21

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People test out HP laptops at a shop in Varanasi, India.

Picture of the Day - November 20

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Women show their support for literacy in Varanasi, India.

Picture of the Day - November 19

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These flower patterns were laid on the landings of the stairways leading to the roof of the house where I celebrated Diwali with Ayush, Abhishek and Natwar (below) in Varanasi, India.

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A pre-fireworks snapshot...It's going to get a little dangerous now...

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Blowing off the chatai over the balcony...

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A time delay photo...

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The extended family pose for a post Diwali fireworks celebration photo on the roof of their home.


Picture of the Day - November 18

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Two employees at a general store pose for a photo in Varanasi, India.

Picture of the Day - November 17

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People visit the Bhai Lotus temple in Nelhi, India.

Picture of the Day - November 16

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Men ride in the back of a truck in Delhi, India.

Picture of the Day - November 15

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A man sells prayer matts and the taqiyah cap for use in the mosque in Delhi, India.

Picture of the Day - November 14

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Mules are used in india for transporting bricks and sand.  They are becoming more and more rare as human labor becomes ever more cheaper.  Three men wait for the bus.  Almost all the busses in Delhi have been upgraded to new "low step" busses--half being non AC.  The AC busses cost twice as much for the same distance.  This photo was taken in Delhi, India.

Picture of the Day - November 13

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A woman, having had henna applied to her arms, waits for it to dry while enjoying the grounds at the Bhai Lotus temple grounds in Delhi, India.

Picture of the Day - November 12

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A man deep fries food in Delhi, India.

Picture of the Day - November 11

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A sadhu walks in the street in Varanasi, India.

Picture of the Day - November 10

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People bathe in the Ganges river during the month of Shravan in Varanasi, India.

Picture of the Day - November 9

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People bathe in the Ganges river during the month of Shravan in Varanasi, India.

Picture of the Day - November 8

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People bath in the Ganges river during the month of Shravan in Varanasi, India.

Picture of the Day - November 7

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The Indian Gate at night is always brightly lit in Delhi, India.

Picture of the Day - November 6

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The sun sets behiond the Bahai Lotus temple in Delhi, India.

Picture of the Day - November 5

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Young Priests in Delhi, India.

Picture of the Day - November 4

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People looks at a car in DLJ Emporio Mall in Vasant Kunj in Delhi, India.

Picture of the Day - November 3

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Men polish furniture in in Munirka in Delhi, India.

Picture of the Day - November 2

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A man cuts steel bar for a building in in Munirka in Delhi, India.

Picture of the Day - November 1

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A view of the inside of Ambiance Mall in Vasant Kunj, Delhi, India.