A Wisp of Smoke

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“There may be a great fire in our soul, yet no one ever comes to warm himself at it, and the passers-by see only a wisp of smoke.”
(Vincent van Gogh – Dutch Painter, 1853-1890)

This picture was shot early in the morning in a narrow street of old Kashi which was not far away from the Ganges.
Those men were emerging from the smoke as if they had to leave a dream and carry on reality.
Dreams and reality melt in eternal Varanasi (Benaras)…

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One Response to “A Wisp of Smoke”

  1. I have for some time noticed your splendid pictures from varanasi.Absolutely high standard for India.
    I have been to Varanasi several times for the last few years and will be there from feb.17th to 26th of Feb. Would it be possible to meet at your studio.
    I have been a theatre set and costume designer for many years.I am enthrolled with Varanasi and will be there for Mahashivratri,stay at Hotel Divya,Assi ghat.
    Warmest regards
    LARS
    JUHL

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