There are many adjectives to describe India, from incongruous and unusual to breathtaking and beautiful. I’ve come to realise that any adjectives do not do the delicious melting pot that is India justice, so I have decided to accept is as it is – India just is…
Snake charmer, New Delhi
Qutb Minar, New Delhi
Rickshaw ride in New Delhi
White brilliance, Taj Mahal
Rickshaw in Pune
The sun trying to rise and show itself through the smoke in an early winter’s morning in Mumbai
The Aga Khan Palace in Pune
Sugar cane juice stand and the some of the many motorbikes in the city
I had the idea that the Taj Mahal was just a single structure sitting alone in the middle of an Indian city. I should not have been surprised then, to see that it is a whole complex! It is large and vast, just like the country itself.
Palaces, forts, and other structures in India are built along symmetrical lines. Amidst the frenetic busyness bordering on chaos, symmetry is everywhere. Symmetry, leading to harmony and unity with the universe. This the Indian world-view. Check out the symmetry in these structures.
In response to wordpress’s weekly photo challenge “Symmetry” – click on the link to see other other bloggers’ photos of “Symmetry”.