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Culture Photographs

by R. Eric Gustafson

Photograph of alter in india.
 
Photograph of Chortens in India.
 
Photograph of three folk dancers in India.
 
Photograph of prayer drum in India.
Rear altar, Thiksey gompa (monastery), Ladakh.
 
Chortens (stupas), Shey, Ladakh.
 
Folk dancers, Leh, Ladakh.
 
Land mover with prayer drum in front; Himalayas in distance, Leh, Ladakh.
             
 
Photograph of Demon Dancers in India.
 
Photograph of stone containing Buddhist prayers.
 
Photograph of bride before wedding in India.
Performers (lamas) prepare for festival dances at Himes monastery.
 
Demon dancers (lamas) at Himes monastery.
 
Mani stone Buddhist prayer incriptions.
 

Hindu Bride-to-be one hour before wedding, Naggar, Himachal Pradesh.

             
Photograph of Buddha portrait in India.
 
Photograph of male traditional dancer.
 
Photograph of women with head dresses in India.
 
Photograph of young buddhist monk in India.
Buddha with scarf offerings, Himes Monastery .
 

Male traditional dance soloist,
Puri Dance Festival , Orissa.

 
Women with turquoise head-dresses, Leh, Ladakh.
 
Young Buddhist monk in doorway Thiksey monestary, Ladakh.
             
Photograph of child in street in India.
 
Photograph of women in pre-wedding celebration in India.
 
Photograph of man in lotus pose in India.
 
Photograph of Buddhist monastery in India.
Chid with Jhuti (prayerful ..designs to ward off evil; invite good fortune), Puri, Orissa.
 
Women in Himalayau plain, pre-wedding celebration of dancing and singing, Ladakh
 
Naga Baba, Orissa.
 
Buddhist vessels, Ri-dzong monastery, Ladakh.
             
 
Photograph of flower seller in India.
 
Photograph of Buddhist monastery in India.
 
Photagraph of monastery festival in India.

Buddhist demon dance festival at
Hemis monastery, Ladakh

 

Flower seller on shikara (paddle boat), Kashnir.

 
Buddhist monastery (gompa) with chorfens (stupas), Ladakh .
 
Lamas dressed as demons, Hemis monastery festival, Ladakh.
             
Photo of groom with wedding guests in India.
 
Photograph of gokarna street scene with chariot in India.
 
Photo of Ganga Sadhu in India.
 
Photo of Ganga Sadhu in India.

Groom with Wedding Guests, Mysore.

 

Gokarna street scene with chariot, Karnataka.

 
Ganga Sadhu at sunrise, Varanasi.
 
Ganga Sadhu at sunrise, Varanasi.

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