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Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Ganesh Chaturthi

Bangalore streets lined with colorful Ganesh statues for the festival.

My neighborhood had several community Ganesh statues decorated with flowers and lights.

Some friends and I headed down to the lake Sunday evening to watch the immersions. Because we were dropped off on the far side of the lake, we joined a colorful and musical procession with families and children around the lake to where the festival was being held.

This is part of Ulsoor Lake that was designated as the immersion area for the Ganesh statues. It was organized chaos; very festive and beautiful.


  • At 7:55 AM, Blogger chelsearobles said…

    nice pics woman! you still need to get some of yourslef in action on here! was that festival near your apartment?? it looks cool. i like the ganesh sculptures!

  • At 12:21 AM, Blogger Anne Rollins said…

    These are awsome photos! I love the colors and how some people are fading out of the shadows.

  • At 8:20 AM, Blogger chelsearobles said…

    hey national geographic jones! can you send me a ganesh statue for my home alter?


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