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A journey in to an ancient world of India, devided in 10 short-films. Two months of filming in north India while visiting some of the most impressive places. More articles, you will find under the tags:
A journey in to an ancient world of India, divided in 10 short-films. It was not only a journey to India but more a journey in to another world. For some reason I was literally falling in to an unknown world touched by all that beautiful things going on in this world.
Rishikesh, a town in the foothills of the himalayas. It's a pilgrimage place since thousands of years, where the yogi's gather before they continue their journey in to the mountains on their path to the ultimate liberation.
They say you get lucky if you can spot a white rat in the temple dedicated to warrior goddess Karni Mata. This is the temple of thousands rats near Bikaner in Rajasthan. People do regard the rats as their ancestors and they treat them very lovely.
Haridwar is one of most ancient places in India for pilgrims. Every 12 years more than 30 million pilgrims are gathering here to take a bath in the nectar of immortality. You can literally feel the magic in the air when sitting at the banks of mother Ganga.
It feels like in a fairytale from 1001 nights when the nomadic tribes from Rajasthan are performing. They are nomadic tribes who travel from place to place for their livelihood. Some are snake-charmers, fortune tellers, healers, jugglers, acrobats, and they dance.
One day a guy said to me he has something I have never seen before. He was feeding the eagles every day. I asked him why and he said that he inherited this from his ancestors, who fed the eagles to remember time when people had no food.
Pushkar is near some of the oldest geological structures in India. It's a sacred place with its lake in the middle surrounded by more than 500 temples. This place has a deep spirit where you can literally feel the energy.
in the first few seconds when people turn inwards to worship to their deities, they become so peaceful, they are surrounded by a wonderful aura. It is peace that every religion is longing for. Imagine we could extend these moments to a whole life.
Jodhpur is known as the "Blue City" because of the blue colors that decorate many of the houses in the old city. Some of them with tribal roots have mesmerising blue or green eyes and this makes the old city even more mysterious.
Harmandir Sahib is one of the most revered spiritual sites of Sikhism and one of the most impressive temples I have visited in my life. Time stands still here. The Golden Temple was intended to be a place of worship for all religions to worship God equally.
Here is another magic in the Blue City Jodhpur: Mehrangarh Fort is one of the largest forts in India and for me probably the most impressive I have ever seen. It's not only big but also a very magic place and once you are in, you feel like in another time.
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