Turmeric Day Part One

24 Apr

It was a very special treat for me to be invited to a pre-wedding Hindu prayer session, labelled Turmeric Day for the clueless westerner. Rituals of any kind are fascinating to me and this homely prayer and blessing for a bride-to-be was so sweet, sincere, joyful, loving and really intriguing. The Hindu priest who led the proceedings has known the family for 20 years and little jokes and smiles ran as an undercurrent to the calm simplicity of it all. A delight! Here are some happy snaps from the first part of the day… More yearning for a proper camera…

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