Amar Jawan Jyoti-Saluting those Securing our Borders

Amar jawan Jyoti is an Indian memorial to salute the Soldiers who were martyred during the Indo-Pakistan War 1971.

They were their securing our Borders,They are now their securing our Borders so that our Past,Present and Future can breath and live in Peace.

A Great Salute to Our Indian Soldiers.

Replica ofAmar Jawan

Replica ofAmar Jawan

The above structure is a replica of Amar Jawan Jyoti at Gangtok near Nathula Pass and the original structure is erected at New Delhi.

Original or Replica,this Post is dedicated to Indian Soldiers  for their untiring effort and service towards India and Indians,and for them we feel always secured.

This post is a part of Weekly Photo challengeSecurity

Hayagriva Madhava Mandir(Temple)

A temple preaching Hinduism dating back to 6th Century situated at Hajo,which is around 30Kms from Guwahati City.

This Temple is a famous tourist spot as well as pilgrimage center among the locals as well as people coming from different parts..It is famous for its Stone Carvings and this temple was initially built with Stones and represents the assamese arts,the deity worshiped here is of “NaraShima”,the fourth incarnation of Lord Vishnu of Half Man-Half Lion.

Here are some of the Snaps of this Temple…

Madhab Mandir Gate

Madhab Mandir Gate

Entrance to the Madhab Mandir,The steps are made from Stone Carvings

The Math

The Math

Sideways view of the main Temple..

Stone Carvings

Stone Carvings

Stone Carvings

Stone Carvings

 

Artist playing Dhol

Dhol is a musical instrument used all over India during different festivals and celebrations in various shapes and sizes,and playing them in Assam is no exception.Assamese People generally plays them during Bihu Celebrations and are widely used in functions and gatherings.It is a symbol of Heritage,Culture and Tradition of Assam

Dhuliya playing Dhul

Dhuliya playing Dhul

An Artist known as Dhuliya(One who plays Dhul) in Assamese playing at a stage show held at Orchid Park,Kaziranga

Jhoomer Lights at a Durga Puja Pandal

Jhoomer lights are kind of decorative lights used at pandals and functions to give them an attractive look.And I am very fond of them.

Here is one captured at a Durga Puja Pandal at Rest Camp Maligaon,Guwahati

Jhoomer Lights

Jhoomer Lights