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“If there is one place on the face of earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is India.”
statues-and-monuments:

statues-and-monumentsThe ruins of the Garh, Terracotta Temple by Biswajit_Dey Bengal, India

statues-and-monuments:

statues-and-monuments
The ruins of the Garh, Terracotta Temple
by Biswajit_Dey 
Bengal, India

pulitzerfieldnotes:

Gunjan, an 8-year old girl, supports her family of five by selling flowers along the holy Yamuna River in Vrindavan, India. Writer Jessica Benko (@jessicabenko) and I spent a month reporting on the taboos and social stigmas around widowhood in India—including children of widows, like Gunjan, left struggling to survive.
Our recent post: “She Carries the Weight of the World” on the National Geographic Proof blog

Image and caption by Amy Toensing. India, 2013.
More from the Pulitzer Center-sponsored project “Unwanted and Unprotected: Widows in India,” by Amy Toensing and Jessica Benko.
—via The Photo Society

 

pulitzerfieldnotes:

Gunjan, an 8-year old girl, supports her family of five by selling flowers along the holy Yamuna River in Vrindavan, India. Writer Jessica Benko (@jessicabenko) and I spent a month reporting on the taboos and social stigmas around widowhood in India—including children of widows, like Gunjan, left struggling to survive.

Our recent post: “She Carries the Weight of the World” on the National Geographic Proof blog

Image and caption by Amy Toensing. India, 2013.

More from the Pulitzer Center-sponsored project “Unwanted and Unprotected: Widows in India,” by Amy Toensing and Jessica Benko.

—via The Photo Society

 

beautiful-india:

Sitting Pretty I by Meanest Indian on Flickr.

beautiful-india:

Sitting Pretty I by Meanest Indian on Flickr.

beautifulsouthasianbrides:

Photo by:Starany’s

beautifulsouthasianbrides:

Photo by:Starany’s

beautifulsouthasianbrides:

Photo by:Starany’s

beautifulsouthasianbrides:

Photo by:Starany’s

yeh-hai-meri-kahaani:

Kila Raipur, Punjab
by Samarpit Vatry

yeh-hai-meri-kahaani:

Kila Raipur, Punjab

by Samarpit Vatry

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