Dear Benaras, may the Buddha be with you

I was just a small lad

when I left Benaras

TheYeahWay: Ganga & Her Son

#Benaras #Varanasi #Ganges #Ganga

But this city has stayed

Real

Alive in my mind

TheYeahWay: Manikarnika Ghat

#Benaras #Varansai #Ganges #Ganga #Ghats #GreatRivers #Manikarnika #Cremation

Maybe it is the Gods that live in her galliyans

Serious, Playful, Angry, Drugged, Forgiving

TheYeahWay: GangaGhat

#Benaras #Varanasi #Ganges #Ganga #Ghats

Or maybe it is the mystery of civilizations

Dramatic

In-your-face

TheYeahWay: Alamgir Mosque

#Varanasi #Benaras #Ganges #Ganga #Ghats #Alamgir #Mosque #Temples

Maybe its just the sound of music

Everywhere

Powerful vedic chants, energetic bollywood beats & sensual thumri

TheYeahWay: Ganga Aarti

#Varanasi #Benaras #Ganga #Ganges #Ghats #VedicChants #GangaAarti

Or maybe

It is that revolution

Against any

Need to dominate, to control, to destroy

TheYeahWay - Sarnath Stupa

#Varanasi #Sarnath #Stupa #Budha #Elightment

 

So Siddhartha, will you be the Buddha

At the

#IndianElections2014

 

Advertisements
This entry was published on April 5, 2014 at 8:39 am and is filed under India. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: