Sunday, October 22, 2006

Celebrating Diwali with Fire Crackers...

Unlike Western nations, retail of fireworks is largely unrestricted in India. People have access to a variety of fireworks and most of them in urban areas set it off on the roads running in front of their houses. Refer...

This Third day of the festival of Diwali is the most important day of Lakshmi-Puja, which is entirely devoted to the propitiation of Goddess Lakshmi. This day is also known by the name of "Chopada-Puja". The day of Lakshmi-Puja falls on the dark night of Amavasya. It is believed that on this auspicious day Lord Krishna discarded his body. More..
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Eric Sun Oct 22, 11:53:00 AM GMT+5:30  

That is a very interesting post Rajesh, both about the fireworks and the information about this day being the most important. Again, thank you for keeping us "there"!

Lisi Sun Oct 22, 02:27:00 PM GMT+5:30  

great photo, you captured the moment!

Unknown Sun Oct 22, 04:53:00 PM GMT+5:30  

Thanks ...Keeps me going!

GiuCe Sun Oct 22, 08:31:00 PM GMT+5:30  

great shot... i like lights and shadows

Annie Sun Oct 22, 08:33:00 PM GMT+5:30  

What a beautiful shot of a sparkler - and the golden second shot is truly lovely, both are works of art.

nowhereman Sun Oct 22, 10:51:00 PM GMT+5:30  

Hey Rajesh.... thats a great post! ....nice set of fotos ....

Asha Sun Oct 22, 11:59:00 PM GMT+5:30  

Lucky Indians in India! My kids got to light up some noiseless spraklers for Diwali!

Silkboard Mon Oct 23, 01:04:00 AM GMT+5:30  

BTW Rajesh, for point-and-shoot photographers like me, Diwali is one frustrating day. Just cant 'capture' the lights well enough.

Unknown Mon Oct 23, 10:01:00 AM GMT+5:30  

Thank you all...