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Friday, 31 December 2010

Incredible India.... Very Very Very Rare pics!!!

 Manoharan, alias Snake Manu, passes two tree snakes through his nostrils in Chennai.
Villagers solemnise a frog marriage at Madhyaboragari village, about 85 km east of Siliguri, West Bengal. The frog marriage is a traditional ritual observed by the rural folk to appease the gods to bring in rain and ensure a good harvest.
 Sadhus, or Hindu holy men perform Yoga after taking a dip in Sangam, the confluence of three rivers, the Ganges, the Yamuna and the Saraswati, in Allahabad.
 An Asiatic black bear plays inside its enclosure at a zoological park on the outskirts of Chandigarh.
 A pet monkey rides on a recovery truck in Kolkata. The symbol reads "Evil eye bearers, may your face be blackened".
 Performers from the India's desert state of Rajasthan perform stunts on their motorbike on the walls of a "well of death" at a fair in Srinagar. The performers earn their livelihood by performing dare-devil stunts by driving their bikes and cars on the walls of the "well of death" and attract a large number of spectators from all walks of life.
 Hindu priests sit inside barrels containing water as they perform special prayers in order to appease Varun, the Hindu rain god, in a temple in Mumbai.
 A tribal girl from Tamil Nadu's tribal community of Narikkorava sits on a pavement with her pet bird Quail in Chennai.
 A monkey drinks water from a roadside tap in Siliguri, West Bengal.
 A young vendor displays metal locks for sale at his roadside shop in New Delhi.
 Passengers travel in an overcrowded train in Patna. 
 A photographer takes a picture of a monkey accompanying a Hindu holyman, outside a base camp for the pilgrimage to the cave of Amarnath, in Jammu. During the two-month-long annual pilgrimage, devout Hindus walk and ride ponies or palanquins to the cave - situated at an altitude of 3,800 metres (12,700 feet), deep in Kashmir Mountains to pray by an ice stalagmite they believe to be a symbol of Hindu god Lord Shiva.
 A student performs Jal Neti, or nasal wash, an ancient yogic technique, in Chandigarh. Many Indians believe that Jal Neti cures diseases related to the eyes, nose, throat and brain.
 A child rests inside tomato pulp as part of Holi, also known as the festival of colours, in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad.
 A devotee takes part in the annual Hindu religious festival of Bonalu in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad. 


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