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People in Bangalore, Karnataka, India seize the moment as they celebrate the birthday of Hanuman (the Hindu monkey god) by lighting 100,000 clay oil lamps in the heart of the city.
The Holy Week rituals performed in Antigua, Guatemala (preceding Easter) are a feast for the eyes and ears (as well as for the nose and taste buds.) To witness such acts of devotion is to partake of a long standing ritual that is as relevant and magical as ever.
In Jerusalem, I was intrigued by the motion of the Orthodox Jews praying at the Western Wall, the holiest shrine in the Jewish faith, so I made this podcast, exploring their movement.
The Jewish holiday of Passover (or Pesach) is almost here and with it comes the Seder. That ritualized meal marks the holiday as it prompts the attendees to eat and to ask themselves some important questions. These include important questions of freedom vs. slavery and vengeance vs. empathy. One highlight of the Seder ritual is the asking of the four questions, by the youngest person at the table. Though I have long since given up on being the one to ask those questions, I have been compiling my own list of four questions for photographers. This time of year seemed to be the logical time to share those.
This podcast takes you on a journey through India. The brief video is an adventure in sight, sound and motion.