Wednesday, September 15, 2010

ABC Wednesday - I for Immersion



Ganesha idol being immersed in an artificial well created by the Municipal authorities for this purpose in Bandra, Mumbai.
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55 comments:

  1. What a wonderful, colorful capture! I love it!

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  2. I love seeing the traditions of others cultures. Thank you for sharing.

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  3. a culture so rich, so colorful.. thanks for sharing..

    ABC Wednesday here

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  4. I can't wait to be there and see all these wonderful traditions in person, Deepak. In the meantime, you are wonderful to show them to us with your photography.

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  5. Love the intense demeanor of the boys watching. Wonderful!

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  6. good timing the expression on the face of the guy holding lightly is awesome !! lovely capture !

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  7. Interesting to look at the faces of the children watching all the activity. :D

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  8. Perhaps, nowhere else is the spirit and fervour of Ganesh Chathurthi observed more than it is in Mumbai!

    Wonderful catch!

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  9. Colorful and interesting - fine post!!

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  10. Nice shot, I love to hear the different traditions.

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  11. belle photo de cette tradition, avec un beau reflet des enfants

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  12. What a wonderful photo, reflections and all!

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  13. I love the little boys' reflections in that water!

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  14. I love the look on the children's faces

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  15. Ganesha rocks! Nice capture as always :)

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  16. Very interesting choice for this i theme.I also love these kids in the picture and their reflections!
    Léia

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  17. interesting, intriguing involvement w an Indian idol
    ROG, ABC Wednesday team

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  18. what festival is this?

    The fluid in the well is water and not milk?

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  19. @Ann this festival is the celebration of Lord Ganesha (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ganesha)

    the idol is immersed in a water body where it dissolves back into clay from which it was made.

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  20. So many different facial expressions caught in this wonderful shot.

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  21. The traditions are part of the history and they are so interesting!

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  22. Neat snap. It is not a big festival up here in Delhi and Punjab but people in Maharashtra celebrate it with a lot of excitement.

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  23. it's so nice to see eco-friendly immersion!

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  24. Yes, sometimes. Thank you for asking.

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  25. I can almost visualise this picture being viewed 30 or 40 yrs late.. It has the historic effect

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  26. Kudos to the Municipal authorities at Bandra, Mumbai for initiating a healthy environment-friendly beginning and kudos to you, dear Mr. Amembal, for being omnipresent in Mumbai for us Indibloggers... Gr8 shot... Thanks & Cheers! :-)

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  27. How informative! We always learn so much each Wednesday.

    Thank you
    Denise
    ABC Team

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  28. a lovely photo for sure :)

    great take..!

    My ABC

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  29. Delightful. I learned something new today, and I love the reflections in the water, especially the reflected faces of the children.

    Kay
    Alberta, Canada

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  30. Very interesting. thank you for sharing the interesting tradition. It's always great to know the culture of other parts of the world :D

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  31. superb Sir....
    Ganpati Bappa Morrya

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  32. Super take on the I.
    Really eco-friendly Ganpati festival is the need now. Three cheers to the BMC!! Kudos to you for doing a great post on Immersion!!

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  33. I - Immersion, I - Inter-communal and finally I-Interesting!

    Nice picture

    Sowmya
    Buzzzstop

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  34. missed the sights and sounds of Ganesh visarjan this year...:( and I did see quite a lot of it, considering I was a Versova niwasi..

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  35. expression on each face is worth noting

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  36. Caring for the eco-system and creating the artificial well is really a great positive step by the municipal corporation..


    Pixellicious Photos

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  37. Love the look on the "supervisor's" face in the middle!

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  38. hello.
    i was looking for pictures of artificial immersion when i came across your blog. I am creating a website where we are going to list all the things people can do to celebrate Ganeshotsav in an eco-friendly way. can i use this picture for our website?

    you can contact me on chaitu264@gmail.com

    -thanks,
    Chaitra Yadavar.

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  39. I - Immersion, I - Inter-communal and finally I-Interesting!

    Nice picture

    Sowmya
    Buzzzstop

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  40. Colorful and interesting - fine post!!

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  41. Love the intense demeanor of the boys watching. Wonderful!

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  42. a culture so rich, so colorful.. thanks for sharing..

    ABC Wednesday here

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  43. What a wonderful, colorful capture! I love it!

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