Arts and Culture Travel Jallikattu (bull taming sport) January 22, 2012 Jallikattu (bull taming sport) | Palamedu, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India Jallikattu, one of the oldest existing ancient sports is a bull taming sport played in the villages of Tamil Nadu as a part of Pongal (harvest festival) celebrations. 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 #India#Jallikattu#Madurai#Palamedu#Pongal#Sports#Tamil Nadu Post navigation ← The look Abstract nude → 201 thoughts on “Jallikattu (bull taming sport)” Comment navigation Newer Comments → as usual…an excellent one… :) Reply ↓ a sporty pic, so much action packed in a still! Reply ↓ u did manage to take good shot!!! u lived upto it ;) Reply ↓ Oh My! Looks dangerous but beautifully captured. Reply ↓ great shot…I wouldn’t like to be that guy! Reply ↓ Superb frame! By the way my sympathies lie with that traumatized, terrified bull! Reply ↓ आपकी फोटोग्राफी दा जवाब नहीं जी Reply ↓ Woow!! Very fierce! Excellent timing. :) Reply ↓ Oh Gossie!! That’s an awesome action moment!! Reply ↓ A really good action shot. The colors, the dust that dizzy and horns directed towards the guy, a wonderful picture where there is a lot happening at once. Thanks for the comment on my page ! Reply ↓ Great action shot with wonderful movement! Reply ↓ It reminded me of the movie virumandi Reply ↓ Wow deadly pic.. I’m always a sucker fr jallikettu pics.. in spite of the animal cruelty angle nevertheless, I think its a beautiful and raw dynamic between man versus animal.. Great shot Josh! Reply ↓ I can feel the imminent but irresistable danger in this, and the power of the bull. Reply ↓ You’ve caught the moment so wonderfully! Reply ↓ your lenses (BULL”S EYE) as usual grt shot….. :) Reply ↓ What a great action shot. Reply ↓ Amazing snap, i have watched quite a few in short distance, heart beats up !http://www.deepakkarthikspeaks.blogspot.com/ Reply ↓ guy pulling the tail is having all the fun, while one at front is risking his bones Reply ↓ Good one again :) Reply ↓ Fantastic shot. Where were you when you took this shot? I am told, the place is very crowded and there are no fences to keep the bulls separated from the spectators. Reply ↓ genial Reply ↓ WOOOW….amazing action in this photo!!!! Reply ↓ Fabulous man!!! :) Reply ↓ Beautiful capture and nice colours it seems to be not far from this action :) Reply ↓ Wow, amazing action capture Joshi. Really well done. Reply ↓ Brilliant work here .. i love the essence of the moment. Reply ↓ nice capture of action. but part of the image is burnt out and someone’s back is visible at the lower right corner. Reply ↓ dangerous and fearsome … a full action packed shot,, superb :D Reply ↓ Cracker of a shot…great action freeze! Reply ↓ aah.. the motion picture! :) Reply ↓ adipoli!! :) Reply ↓ Looks quite dangerous. Excellent shot. Reply ↓ love the action feel Joshi – wow Reply ↓ Love the action in the image…and yes the colors too :) Reply ↓ WOW! What an amazing action capture. An amazing moment! Reply ↓ great picture .i like very munch Reply ↓ superbly captured action! Reply ↓ Beautiful shot!! Totally award worthy! Reply ↓ Nice capture of action…lovely!! Reply ↓ Wow. that looks really dangerous, that bull is huge! Great actionshot Joshi and I like the composition with the other men chasing the bull! Reply ↓ Nice pic Joshi, did not know it still exists. Thanks for sharing it. Reply ↓ awesome action! Reply ↓ Fantastic action shot ! I li e the dynamism and thecuriosity here , Phil Reply ↓ The thrill of being a daredevil! :) Reply ↓ Un sport totalement inconnue ici, merci pour la découverte. Reply ↓ Lovely click. http://www.rajniranjandas.blogspot.com Reply ↓ Intense! Reply ↓ Beautiful combination of Power & Energy…..Great action shot with perfect timing. Reply ↓ Majestic animal. A great, intense picture. Looks more dangerous than the spanish variant. Reply ↓ simply awesome your proposal today, bravo Reply ↓ Superb action shot ! Must be impressive to see… Have a lovely day :) Reply ↓ superb action shot! Reply ↓ Yep. Few days back I read about the sport in newspaper. Thanks for sharing. Reply ↓ Excellent action shot, very neat. Reply ↓ un sport plutot risqué !! il faut surement une grande maitrise et beaucoup de reflexes face à ce puissant animal aux cornes aiguisées…superbe !! Reply ↓ les teintes sont magnifiques ! Reply ↓ stunning shot Reply ↓ Gr8 timing bro Reply ↓ what a game of energy so well captured! Reply ↓ Always great photo Reply ↓ Excellent timing.good shot! Reply ↓ Cool one Joshi! Did the guy in front of the bull make it out ok? Reply ↓ superb Reply ↓ This image is action packed !! Great capture :) Reply ↓ I was showing this shot to my wife this weekend. Freaking amazing man! Reply ↓ what a precise shot-at the very best of moments-let’s call this a super apt and captivating capture as always:-) Reply ↓ beautiful quality of light here.. it’s like a painting! :) Reply ↓ I am for the bull ! Reply ↓ Ohhh wow was für eine Action-Aufnahme – tolle Szene! Reply ↓ wow! woah! awesome photo! Reply ↓ Beautiful shot. Love the way hay is looking…:) Reply ↓ çà ressemble aux coridas de rue dans le midi de la France. Super cliché. Reply ↓ Fantastique scèn et iamge quel mouvement quel captage randisoe Merci et amitié Reply ↓ Heavy !!!!!!! Reply ↓ Very nice photo! Reply ↓ Awesome with these colors Reply ↓ Wonderfully captured bit of action. That’s some daring tempting of the bull’s nerve. Reply ↓ great colors and great moment u got there! Reply ↓ Masterpiece entry Joshi :) Reply ↓ Excellent picture with action and also showing the culture of your country. Reply ↓ awesome click…loved it!!! Reply ↓ Fantastic timing. The light are colors and also terrific. Reply ↓ I keep wondering what happened just after this photo was taken. The bull is certainly outnumbered, but it’s clear that he isn’t backing down. A great story shot and very well done! Reply ↓ I think this is one of ur best Reply ↓ was reminded of zindagi na milegi dobara hindi movie:-) Reply ↓ Excellent action shot! Well done! Reply ↓ Wow, a truly fantastic capture! Reply ↓ wonderful dynamic captured, moment, Joshi …. Reply ↓ This is very dangerous game ,the great element of risk is involved in this game. Reply ↓ this one is SUPERB!!!!!! Reply ↓ Lovely and so expressive Reply ↓ super cool timing …….. Reply ↓ What a brilliant shot Joshi!!! Your timing is just perfect. So much tension in this shot, man and bull. Reply ↓ Adventurous & an incredible shot!!!!! Love the colours:) Reply ↓ Very nice picture Joshi. Love the movement in it. Reply ↓ True action photography ! Reply ↓ Sorry for being so late to comment.. This is majestic…candid shot…perfect…U captured the moment!! Reply ↓ intense. These are pictures that makes us feel “hey so what?! I can take better pictures than these, just that he has a better camera” hahaha! given the camera seldom do we succeed. superb shot Joshi… VST Reply ↓ A powerful capture! Reply ↓ Comment navigation Newer Comments → Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. 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