Losing One’s Own Self

Losing One's Own Self

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“The greatest danger, that of losing one’s own self, may pass off quietly as if it were nothing; every other loss, that of an arm, a leg, five dollars, a wife, etc., is sure to be noticed.”
( Soren Kierkegaard – Danish Philosopher and Theologian, 1813-1855)

This picture was shot last evening at Nepali ghat in Varanasi (Benaras) in front of a small Vishnu temple where a few priests come before sunset in order to perform a water-pouring ritual.
The angle and perspective I have there allows my camera to attempt to capture the glimpse of what I call the human soul…

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One Response to “Losing One’s Own Self”

  1. Hi m shobhit chaturvedi you just added me as contact in flickr m very pleased to see ur photo stream Nice pics i love varanasi m living in delhi basically from kanpur n once i go to varanasi but than i had not cam but now i planning to go n will catch india’s soul living in varanasi u r very lucky that u living there thanks

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