Arts and Culture Travel Ganga Aarti February 17, 2010 Ganga Aarti | Har ki Pauri, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India A priest holds a large fire bowl in the hand during the evening Aarti (prayer) at dusk offered to Goddess Ganga at Har-Ki-Pauri. 19.129686 72.815331 Share thisClick to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to email (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related #Fire#Haridwar#India#Uttarakhand Post navigation ← Kathakali artist Naga Sadhu smoking Chillum → 78 thoughts on “Ganga Aarti” ohh woww!!! great!!! its truly a spectacle d fire!!! as well d pic too!!!! Reply ↓ Awesome shot ! Reply ↓ super take da!!! Reply ↓ Nice take man, I liked this pic as I felt some inner message ! which I cant “SEE” ….and as always, ur always there @ the right time Cheers mate… Reply ↓ Fantastische Aufnahme die Beleuchtung und der Moment sind perfekt ! Reply ↓ superb…. :D Reply ↓ nice catch dude, you seized the moment perfectly Reply ↓ loving it Reply ↓ Wow Danny! It’s so beautiful, bold and bright! Love it! :) Reply ↓ lol… this is great….. so u roaming around Kumbhamela!!! Reply ↓ beautiful! i have always been fascinated by fire! Reply ↓ i am looking at the effort that went into taking this picture. The long days of train, bus & foot journeys, the sleeping in local rooms, and what all not .. joshi… n v u :-) u resemble a spirit full of freedom .. and the pic .. brilliant composition. Reply ↓ A totally different take than usual angles we have seen, you have focussed more on the fire here. Good Work. Reply ↓ luvly shot buddy – perfect exposure Reply ↓ impressive and beautiful. Reply ↓ Great shot… the contrast has been really well matched! Reply ↓ wow! beautiful… You have captured the fire perfectly… in all its splendour and glory, Reply ↓ fabulous! Reply ↓ A beautiful composition, fire which suit him well, good works of catch of sight.bravo! Reply ↓ Daniel ! Photo sensational! Nice effect, great color. Reply ↓ The dark background gives the whole room to the splendid flame, it is perfect and the movement is so strong in that diagonale in fire ! Reply ↓ pretty powerful capture! Reply ↓ Lovely low light shot! Also thanks fr yr comment to my image. Reply ↓ amazing shot, i didn’t know people still worshiped weird ‘gods’ in this day and age… very educational… Reply ↓ A great shot! The low light makes the photo! You have matched the contrast very well. Reply ↓ Da! Beautiful snap! I have always wanted to visit Hridwar. Lucky guy! There was a beautiful documentary of the ganges in Discovery travel and living. Beautiful take macha! Reply ↓ Its a stunning photograph and the moment it clicks! Reply ↓ great use of the light of the fire Reply ↓ Super shot man. The fire and it’s light on the man’s face looks wonderful. Great great shot. I wish I had so many replies I like you ;) Reply ↓ Fantastic… ;) Reply ↓ such a unique capture, full of action and depth. I imagine one really needs to know what they are doing with this sort of prayer. Reply ↓ hi joshi, amazing picture, I like the great contrast, black background and fire always a nice mixture Reply ↓ Terrific! The fire is so well captured and the priest’s averted face underlines the impression of heat and power. Reply ↓ Looks like a dangerous shot! What have you been photographing these days? Hope your well. Take care. Paule http://www.paulepictures.com http://www.paulepicturescom/blog Reply ↓ Firefighter? So clear and sharp, full of feelings. Really fine, I like leave my eyes on this capture. Thanks for sharing! Reply ↓ Joshi, great work! As usual! Reply ↓ Great contrasts! nice captured :D Reply ↓ Beautiful! You got the right exposure wich is not really easy… Reply ↓ I am running out of words to describe these shots :) Reply ↓ I am really amazed how you have managed lighting in this shot… too much is going on here usually. Not really easy to have such balanced composition. But you have really managed this brilliantly. Reply ↓ Impressive shot, the shape of the fire is fascinating, looks like a dragon. Excellent exposure and ambiance. Reply ↓ Fabulous shot. Reply ↓ Wow, so impressive! great art! Reply ↓ A warm atmosphere in this excellent capture, well done! ;) Reply ↓ Exquisitely Beautiful and I love knowing and hearing about the context of the action. The priest seems to be truly directing the energy of the moment towards a soon to be manifested outcome. Reply ↓ terrific capture! the light from that fire, the composition, it is all really terrific Reply ↓ lovely shot buddy..love the fire shot Reply ↓ Nice action shot…looks quiet dangerous ! Reply ↓ cool image..wow..that fire flame came out gorgous! And I like the warm tones / light on him! Reply ↓ you have managed just perfectly…great tactic to keep it focussed. btw, why it has to be this big ? Reply ↓ these arent easy to do – you nailed the exposure! nice one! Reply ↓ quelle belle atmosphère ! Reply ↓ I wish I could view it bigger….but this way is fine. A great moment in time! Reply ↓ Mind blowing shot! Reply ↓ Spectacular!!! Reply ↓ Dramatic, concentrated and beautiful! Bosse Reply ↓ Brilliant Composition Reply ↓ Very nice shot. I like the dark lighting very much Reply ↓ Una magnifica captura. Saludos Reply ↓ Amazing shot…my compliments to you! Voted for you at the 2010 Photoblog Awards. Reply ↓ The Fire is amazing! Reply ↓ Amazing capture and great composition! Excellent photograph! Reply ↓ Wunderbares Bild, der Moment stimmt genau! Reply ↓ This is very nice indeed, well done for your entire blog as well ;) Reply ↓ Great darkness – it really highlights the fire and the mans face. Great work! Reply ↓ Great catch Joshi, very dramatic and beatiful! I assume that you don’t use flashes here. Reply ↓ Fantastic shot man. The fire and the light is amazing. Reply ↓ My God! This is simply awesome!!!! Reply ↓ Nice picture Joshi! Congrats Reply ↓ Well done. Reply ↓ Oustanding, Daniel… Simply, outstanding! Reply ↓ Wow, really amazing picture. I would love to know your setting for that one. Reply ↓ awesome….. simply outstanding… loved it totally Reply ↓ Perfectly hot. Reply ↓ Aahhh….. This image is haunting…. Reply ↓ amazing..lovely..simply lovely… Reply ↓ Very nice picture. Thanks for sharing. Reply ↓ thank you Tushar :) Reply ↓ Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... 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