|Travel photographer Tewfic El-Sawy traveled to India no less than 18 times over the past decade,
documenting its various distinct cultural and ethnic groups, as well as spectacular religious rites and rituals. While he traveled to most countries in Southeast Asia, as well as Nepal, Sri Lanka, and countries in Europe, South America and Africa, his favorite travel destination is India.
Darshan is a collection of selected black and white photographs made during his trips to India, which range from scenes in the labyrinthine streets of Old Delhi to age-old rural rites of Theyyam in Kerala; from portraits of Sufis revering at shrines to widows in Vrindavan; from pilgrims at the Maha Kumbh Mela to sadhus in Varanasi; from practitioners of the ancient art of Kathakali to the tribal nomads of Gujarat and Rajasthan.
70 Pages (Black & White Photographs).
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Balinese spiritual culture has its origins in Hinduism, Buddhism and animist beliefs, and these ancient traditions have fused over time giving birth to practices that are fervently observed by the Balinese people to this day.
Travel photographer Tewfic El-Sawy documented three of these singular practices during his sojourns on the Indonesian island, and with his black & white photographs captures deity purification ceremonies, cremations and cockfighting.
82 Pages (77 Black & White Photographs).
Large Landscape 13x11 inches (33x28 cm) with ImageWrap or Dust Jacket hard cover ($100)