Subcontinent Celebrations

The best of celebrations throughout India, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal, Tibet, and The Maldives
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Hindu man with needles in the tongue at the firewalking ceremony Tamil Nadu - India

Millions of Yogis at the Mela: Hindu man with needles in the tongue at the firewalking ceremony Tamil Nadu - India

Villages in India have always been a major center of attraction for the tourists who visit Rajasthan or take Rajasthan tours. This unique village culture is adding a great value to the tourism industry of Rajasthan. This state is also said to serve every kind of destination type

Villages in India have always been a major center of attraction for the tourists who visit Rajasthan or take Rajasthan tours.

I love this photo .... dog worship day in Nepal

Dog worship day in Nepal. Just saying, every day is dog worship day in our home!

Tibetan

That s a statement necklace! ngawa woman dressed in her family treasures of coral,gold,silver and other jewelry.This lady probably wears of coral necklaces alone(rest of her jewelry worn on her back and below the waist).

Holi Festival, Festival of Colours, India - wow! @Lynae Ironmonger Ironmonger Ironmonger Ironmonger Myer Petersheim this made me think of you :)

Elephant Dust Bath - India visually beautiful but do wonder if color pigments hurt animals eyes.know is used in Holi festivals and Elephants do play in regular dust. Awareness always in treatment of animals.

Esala Perahera

Buddhist Ceremonies Festivals and Special Days in Sri Lanka

Kandy, Sri Lanka     Esala Perahera (the festival of the tooth) is the grand festival of Esala held in Sri Lanka. It is very grand with elegant costumes. It is a Buddhist festival consisting of dances and nicely decorated elephants. There are fire-dances, whip-dances, Kandyan dances and various other cultural dances. The elephants are usually adorned with lavish garments.

Kandy, Sri Lanka Esala Perahera (the festival of the tooth) is the grand festival of Esala held in Sri Lanka. It is very grand with elegant costumes. It is a Buddhist festival consisting of dances and nicely decorated elephants. There are fire-dances, whip-dances, Kandyan dances and various other cultural dances. The elephants are usually adorned with lavish garments.

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