The Stupa contains the relics of Buddha. These relics are secured in a glass enclosure and a tiny golden statue of the sitting Buddha is kept inside.
In the month of August 2017, I worked in Ladakh for a month and a half. Being a budget traveller, I had to make sure that my trip is as cheap as possible. So when I started my trip, I made sure that I will find the easiest way to reach Ladakh and make a return trip. The idea was to go for an ultimate budget trip to Ladakh.
I have managed camping at Ziro for two years, in 2014 and 2015, when the festival was coming up and growing as a tourist destination. It took me another two years to finally compile the footage I collected and make an aftermovie or sorts.
शाम हो रही थी, मेरे कमरे से सूर्यास्त दिख रहा था| नीचे मेरे गेस्ट हाउस का मालिक और उसके साथी अपनी मछली पकड़ने के जाल की मरम्मत करने में लगे हुए थे| कुछ बच्चे खेल रहे थे और अँगरेज़ अपने सितार, गिटार ले कर रियाज़ फर्मा रहे थे|
छठ की एक खास बात यह है की ये एकमात्र ऐसा पर्व है जहाँ कोई पंडा पुजारी किसी भी तरह का कर्मकांड कराता नहीं दिखेगा| 36 घंटे निर्जल उपवास वाला ये त्यौहार अकेला डूबता सूर्य की पूजा करने के लिए जाना जाता है|
When you enter Bhagsu, you’ll find a huge pile of garbage lying near the parking. This garbage, collected by the Waste Warriors, is kept waiting for the PWD and municipality to come and take them to the dumping site but they haven’t visited in months.
From Parvaaz to Swastik, these artists have made videos so beautiful that they instantly transfer you the place where they are shot at. Here are some videos that will make you wish to pack your bags and travel.
Delhi holds this special part of this festival in the lanes of Chittaranjan Park. The Bengali community in Malviya Nagar, Safdarjang Enclave and Pashchim Vihar also celebrate Pujo in their respective areas with the same grandeur and enthusiasm.