Pied Piper and the Film Star

Another migrant eking his livelihood
Another migrant eking his livelihood

Take any street and you will find an industrious migrant from states like Bihar, Odisha or Bengal hawking something or the other. This hawker adds music to his selling efforts in front of a poster of a popular film star on North Mada Street during the Mylapore Festival.

May his efforts bring him success!

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Gandhi Bommai

Gandhiji bommai in Mylapore
Gandhiji bommai in Mylapore

The world celebrates Gandhiji’s birthday today as Gandhi Jayanthi. The Navaratri golu dolls bazaar on North Mada Street, Mylapore had many images of the Mahatma along with the usual divine figures.

From Darkness to Light

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At the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

असतोमा सद्गमय। तमसोमा ज्योतिर् गमया।
मृत्योर्मामृतं गमय॥ ॐ शांति शांति शांति – बृहदारण्यक उपनिषद् 1.3.28.

“Aum Asato mā sad gamaya
Tamaso mā jyotir gamaya 
Mṛtyormā amṛtam gamaya
Aum śānti śānti śāntiḥ ” (Bṛhadāraṇyaka Upaniṣad 1.3.28)

meaning of which is –

“From ignorance, lead me to truth;
From darkness, lead me to light; 
From death, lead me to immortality
Aum peace, peace, peace

Courtesy: Quora

From The Chennai Photowalk.

Thanks also to IIT Management and Prof.Sachin Gunthe.