Photographs of Portraits

Nishan Singh Nihang
Sadhu from Niranjani Akhara portrait
Moni Baba Varanasi
Om Giri
Bhart Pandey
Milan Bharti
Naga sadhus arrive in Varanasi from the Kumbh Mela
Ram Naresh Giri
Pilgrim Varanasi
Pavan Dass
Balak Dass
Balak Muni
Haridwar Dass Udasin
Maha Dev Giri
Kedara Anand Giri
Surayand Sarswati
Ram Bharti
"Patasa"
Young Missing boy, Majuli Assam
Chela Old Delhi
Kamal Giri
Young sadhu smoking
Shepherd, Barmer, Rajasthan
Opium preperation Rajasthan
Nath yogi, Rajasthan
A young Nath yogi
Camel trader at Pushkar Fair
Boatman, Kumbh Mela, Allahabad
Young sannyasi, Kumbh Mela, Allahabad
Evening Ritual, Kumbh Mela, Allahabad
Young monk at entrance to Tawang Monastery
"Bankia"
Hindu Priest, Meadow of Melancholy, Himalayas
Naga Baba, Kumbh Mela, Allahabad
Young Nihang
Finishing a Cigarette, Kumbh Mela, Hardwar
Sadhu Portrait, Kumbh Mela, Hardwar
Ash Smeared Sadhu, Kumbh Mela, Hardwar
Seva Dar, Kumbh Mela, Hardwar
Sadhu Kumbh Mela, Hardwar.
Nandi Bharti, Kumbh Mela, Hardwar
The Mark of Lord Shiva, Kumbh Mela, Hardwar
Naga Baba outside his tent, Kumbh Mela, Allahabad
After His Bath, Kumbh Mela, Hardwar
Seated Naga Baba, Kumbh Mela Hardwar
Personal Prayers, Kumbh Mela Allahabad
Sadhu, Kumbh Mela, Allahabad
Sadhu sitting on bridge, Himalayas
Hindu Sannyasi, Kumbh Mela Allahabad
Jelhum river, Kashmir
Lakhshman Puri
Harian Belan
Joga
"Maha Akhal"

Blog Posts about Portraits

Meditation In front of Fire

Portraits of the Spiritually Reclusive

Thinking about it now, I don’t think I have ever been refused a photograph by anyone I have sat and drank tea with. In India it is an essential ice breaker; a liquid preamble to any really meaningful social discourse and a chance for your host to get the measure of you.

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Baba Santa Singh, Anandpur Sahib

Baba Santa Singh: A Memory of a Departed Chief

The announcement of Baba Santa Singh’s death was met with little surprise but greeted with much sadness. With his health ailing for some time now, and since January of this year a long term patient in Patiala hospital, Baba Santa […]

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Nick Fleming Behind the Lens

Nick Fleming and sadhu at dawn on the ghats at Varanasi (<a target="_blank" href="http://dalbirsindia.wordpress.com">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)
With Baba Avtar Singhji and Buga Singh and members and friends of Baba Bidi Chand Dal in Anandpur Sahib. (<a href="http://dalbirsindia.wordpress.com" target="_blank">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)
Gurdwara under construction at Shaeedi Bhag, Anandpur Sahib (<a href="http://dalbirsindia.wordpress.com" target="_blank">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)
Travelling with the flower man on Nageen Lake, Srinagar, Kashmir (<a href="http://dalbirsindia.wordpress.com" target="_blank">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)
Taking a breather on the Armanath Yatra, Kashmir (<a href="http://dalbirsindia.wordpress.com" target="_blank">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)
Meeting and Greeting at Hola Mohalla in Anandpur Sahib, Punjab (<a href="http://dalbirsindia.wordpress.com" target="_blank">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)
Photographing in Varanasi (<a target="_blank" href="http://dalbirsindia.wordpress.com">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)
In the mountains near Kedarnath (<a href="http://dalbirsindia.wordpress.com" target="_blank">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)
Resting at Gaumukh, source of the Ganges (<a href="http://dalbirsindia.wordpress.com" target="_blank">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)
Milan Bharti making a cup of tea, Varanasi (<a target="_blank" href="http://dalbirsindia.wordpress.com">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)