Photographer's Note

As stated in a previous note, Pushkar's camel fair is a frenetic Rajasthani melée that attracts every ilk of religious devotee, charlatan, beggar, merchant, and of course, camel traders with their beautifully adorned wives and daughters.

Pushkar is also noted for having one of of the few temples in India devoted to Brahma, the creator - first among the trishula of crucial Hindu deities, the other two being Siva and Vishnu, the preserver and destroyer, respectively.

Here, a young Hanuman devotee seems a bit miffed at an little Indian girl's attempt to ruin his chance of a gratuity for the photograph...

Hanuman was the monkey-god who assisted Ram in his epic demonic battles:

ISO at 125 ASA and focal length at 70.0mm.

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Additional Photos by Caleb Colman (scalerman) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1780 W: 64 N: 1058] (26900)
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