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"I don't need any straw; direct action" -- customer
I dont need any straw; direct action -- customer
Road-side ripe coconut seller.
Road-side ripe coconut seller.

In a shop coconuts are in heaps.
In a shop coconuts are in heaps.
Each of them is tested for its contents.
Each of them is tested for its contents.

They are classified according to their sizes.
They are classified according to their sizes.
An attendant selects a good one for a customer.
An attendant selects a good one for a customer.

The ribs of coconut leaves are used in manufacturing broomsticks.
Man making brooms from petioles
The Natural Broom
Expert hands work on a broomstick.
Expert hands work on a broomstick.

Public footpath is the place for his broomstick manufacturing.
Public footpath is the place for his broomstick manufacturing.
At times some wild grasses are also used in manufacturing the broomsticks.
At times some wild grasses are also used in manufacturing the broomsticks.

He is physically invalid but does not go for begging.
He is physically invalid but does not go for begging.

He makes a respectful living by making broomsticks with his hands

Ready to Participate in a Procession
Garish Colors of India
People flock around her wherever she is.
People flock around her wherever she is.

She made up her face but forgot her neck!
She dances to the music of the man!
She dances to the music of the man!

When she is faces with another dancer
When she is faces with another dancer
My makeup made me so attractive.
"My makeup made me so attractive."

"For the time being, I am a goddess."
For the time being, I am a goddess.
I am a devotee of Lord Shiva.
"I am a devotee of Lord Shiva."

"I am Lord Shiva himself."
I am Lord Shiva himself.
When a man acts like a woman.
"When a man acts like a woman."

"I am a devil from the other world."
I am a devil from the other world.
I can fly to Sri Lanka with this Gada.
"I can fly to Sri Lanka with this Gada."

"My followers are all monkeys, at least in spirits!"
My followers are all monkeys, at least in spirits!
I can fight with any Rakshasa.
"I can fight with any Rakshasa."

"I can give sermons to anybody."
I can give sermons to anybody.
The Cow Mask
The Cow Mask

"Together we could stop any number of automobiles."
Together we could stop any number of automobiles.
I have strong shoulder to support him.
"I have strong shoulder to support him."

"Kansale artist should be trained at an young age."
Kansale artist should be trained at an young age.
Dollu Kunita (dance) is an age old tradition.
"Dollu Kunita (dance) is an age old tradition."

"My son does not like this attire."
Veer-ghase of North Karnataka.
Veer-ghase of North Karnataka.

A fancy dress dancers.
A fancy dress dancers.
A Shehanai player.
A Shehanai player.

Costume of a Cymbals Player
Costumes of Indi
A drummer of Karpal Mela of Tumkur.
A drummer of Karpal Mela of Tumkur.

A piper of the same group.
A piper of the same group.
Traditional Indian Woman
"Sumangali" -- Portrait of a Traditional Indian Woman
A vermilion mark on the forehead is considered to bring good luck.

Usually the "kum-kum" (Tilak) is worn in the center of forehead.
Usually the kum-kum (Tilak) is worn in the center of forehead.
Some prefer in a burning flame shape.
Some prefer in a burning flame shape.

These days ready to wear kum-kum in the form of "bindis" are sold in the market.
These days ready to wear kum-kum in the form of bindis are sold in the market.
Two nose rings and chewing of Pan might bring extra good luck!
Two nose rings and chewing of "Pan" might bring extra good luck!

Older woman use honey bee wax to fix their dry kum-kum powder.
Older woman use honey bee wax to fix their dry kum-kum powder.

Portrait of a Vegetable Seller
This lady who developed allergy after prolonged use of kum-kum at the center of the forehead, wears to the left.

The young girl has been blessed by the elder by applying some extra kum-kum haphazardly.
The young girl has been blessed by the elder by applying some extra kum-kum haphazardly.
Turmeric powder of paste when applied to face also suppose to bring in good luck. Similarly Vibhuti (sacred ash) and Chandan (redwood paste) are used of the same purpose.
Turmeric powder of paste when applied to face also suppose to bring in good luck. Similarly "Vibhuti" (sacred ash) and "Chandan" (redwood paste) are used of the same purpose.

Woman Selling Paan Leaves
Woman Selling Paan Leaves

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