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Getting ready for the Gods


Getting ready  for the Gods
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Copyright: gloria williams (touristdidi) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 821 W: 0 N: 1324] (6497)
Genre: People
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2003-03-18
Categories: Transportation, Event
Camera: Olympus 5050
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2008-12-02 11:38
Viewed: 2199
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Elephants form a procession for the puja, a religious ceremony to bless the people. Varkala's holy temple elephant will stand under a shelter and receive gifts of rice, bananas and other treats. The ceremony will have drummers, a fire, incense, gongs, bells, prasad, (holy food to take home), and a tika for the elephant, (a holy red dot on his head). Afterwards, some elephants will travel through the city, blessing homes. The holy elephant will go tot he beach for another puja for the Goddess.

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Hello Gloria, I wish I could be there and see this religious ceremony. I like the man on the right with a big colorful umbrella. I tried a workshop to this image to add more depth and stronger colors. Hope u dont mind,
thanks!

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  • milas Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2841 W: 398 N: 3076] (34114)
  • [2008-12-02 13:25]

merhaba myfriend dear Gloria...
very enteresting comp... A superb colors and focus...selamlar...

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