About the picture: The photograph was taken during my second trip to Nepal in October 2009. I was visiting Pashupatinath, which is one of the holiest sites for the Hindu culture and the main cremation site in Nepal. The place is definitely not as impressive as Varanasi but its special
From its source at Yamunotri to its merging with the Ganges at Sangham, the Yamuna is a 1400km-long river. For many years, the river has been irrigating the lands of generations of farmers as well as filling their fishing nets, being the work place of some Hindu castes and supplying w
To know more about the story of Dakshinkali temple, check my post (in related posts: Kali worship at Dakshinkali temple, Pharping, Nepal, just below) published a few weeks ago. I am currently planning to travel in Nepal in March-April 2012.
At Dakshinkali temple, worshipers are giving offering to the Goddess Kali. Dakshinkali is important Hindu sacred site in the Kathmandu valley. Every week end thousand of pilgrims come from all over Nepal and India to worship the goddess Kali.
Dakshinkali temple is situated just outside the village of Pharping at around 45mn by bus from Kathmandu. Dedicated to the goddess Kali, the temple is at its busiest time on a Saturday and Tuesday when thousands of Hindu devotees, mainly from Nepal and India, invade the sanctuary to w
Expressing myself between documentary and street photography, my work focus on long
term projects because of the human aspect, but also to have better insight and understanding of a situation over time. Photography is a medium that allows me to explore the cultural and sociological aspects of life in order to understand the relationship between the people, their traditions/habits/cultures and their environment. In recent years I have worked on separate long term projects about the Medinas of Morocco and more recently the Yamuna river in India.