The light within…devotions in India

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During my stay in Ahemadabad , India, I happened to walk into a ceremony of a Hindu devotion for Lord Krishna and I was so welcomed to be part of this.

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I had been so mesmerized by their deep devotion and colorful tradition.

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As flowers are an important and very meaningful part of the devotion

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Women and children played a big a big role in this celebration

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As this is my all time favorite image of a really devoted woman.

As the light shines onto those devotional celebrations…it had opened my mind, thank you dear India.

May the light shine on the universe, for all of us.



In my photography work I thrive to capture the soul of the moment. I let my images speak the language of stillness and vibration, with that I leave my audience to find their own reflections and emotions. My approach in my work is to lead other's to their own imagination and freedom of dreams. I invite you to visit my web site
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26 Responses to The light within…devotions in India

  1. arv! says:

    Lovely set of pictures, Cornelia. Any idea what this ceremony was all about?

  2. Megala says:

    Yes, we, Indians, love to live a life of devotion. 🙂

  3. Peter Klopp says:

    You captured the devotion of these people well, Cornelia. The search for the light in a world of darkness is universal. It is sad to realize that in the Western civilization having its roots in the Christian faith people are neglecting the light that shines in the darkness.

  4. Jane Lurie says:

    Hi Cornelia, This is a stunning photo essay of the ceremony. Your portraits are wonderful, the little girl, the red-headed woman in the group and the devoted woman are beautiful. And, I love your close-ups of hands performing various ceremonial tasks. Terrific series and what a great experience you had!

    • Thank you dear Jane for your kind comment and observations. As I approached this temple out of curiosity, people came up to me and inviting me to be part of this event with my camera and didn’t mind at all to be photographed, especially after I told them that I’m coming from the US.

  5. Amazing images. You are clearly photography with deep respect of the people you frame with the camera. This is a lovely series that indeed shows the devotion and spirit of the ceremony.

  6. Lovely pictures that capture the essence of the celebrations Cornelia!

  7. Anmol Dhawan says:

    Wonderful pictures, Cornelia!

  8. Did you pick words like Radhe Radhe here !! 🙂 Whenever you are coming next you must write to me dear Cornelia.

  9. Ashok Misra says:

    Wonderful pictoral report, Cornelia! Your pictures have truly captured the jubilant spirit of Lord Krishna in its true colors. Thanks for sharing! Harey Krishna!

  10. An inspiring journey of the body, mind and heart. To witness a culture and people so magnificent, truly a spectacular experience. Thanks for the adventure🙏

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