Tagged: Bolpur


Faces of India – 153

A skilled artisan stitching leather pouches in Shanti Niketan, Bolpur, West Bengal. Notice the colorful batik print shirt he is wearing. Faces of India, a series through which I intend to portray the various...


Kankalitala Temple, Bolpur

Kankalitala, this is one sacred destination of Hindus. It is one of the 52 Shakti Peeths, which is holy abode of Goddess Sati. It is believed that when Lord Shiva in a rage, refused...


Shantiniketan, Tagore’s Karmabhoomi

Shantiniketan – peace home, Tagore’s Karmabhoomi – Tagore’s work place Dec 22nd, 1901, Rabindranath Tagore (first nobel laureate of India) established Shantiniketan, 212kms north of Kolkata in Bolpur. It was his dream to provide...