Faces of India – 260

Faces of India,

a series through which I intend to portray the various characters of my country whom I met during my travels. See more here

faces of india 260

Selling Gods for a living! He sat there, may be he was sitting there through out the day, trying to get a customer buy his God. He is doing a service to God, why doesn’t God help him? Is God really there! Seeing his looks I wondered if he could make a decent sale for the day! At least he is working hard to make a decent living. I think God will relent eventually and help him out of his difficult conditions.

The phrase “God helps those who help themselves” is a popular motto that emphasizes the importance of self-initiative and agency. The phrase originated in ancient Greece and may originally have been proverbial.

The picture was taken in Mayapur, West Bengal, April 2013.

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