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With A Sprinkle Of Golden Dreams

Posted in Reflections in a Golden Eye with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 8, 2013 by designldg

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“Are you looking for gold, friend?
Look around you; anything useful to you is pure gold, pure silver!”
(Mehmet Murat ildan – Turkish author, b.1965)

This picture was shot at Scindia ghat in Varanasi (Benaras).
Two friends were finishing their daily yoga exercises in the river.
It was at dawn when reality is still foggy with a sprinkle of dreams and allows the holy waters of the Ganges to become gold…

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Golden Hands

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Golden Hands

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“A friend is one to whom you can pour out the contents of your heart, chaff and grain alike.
Knowing that the gentlest of hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away.”
(Unknown)

This picture was shot from the balcony of a Shiva mandir (temple) near Manikarnika ghat, in Varanasi (Benaras) from where I see any kind of people walking along the Ganges.
Those friends were walking holding hands, it is a common gesture in India which doesn’t imply any other overtones whatsoever.
However physical demonstrations of affection in public between opposite sexes, even between husband and wife, are frowned upon.

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