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Start of a Flame 3

Posted by
Devi (Chennai, India) on 31 March 2018 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

The flames are up now.You can see a brass bowl of ghee from cow's milk ready to stoke the flames

CASIO EX-Z60 1/60 second F/5.9 19 mm

Oiva from Turku, Finland

Beautiful picture,Devi my friend, I also looked at other pictures and liked them. It's nice whenever you tell the story of the pictures :-)))) Haleja.

Happy weekend and Easter, my good friend DEVI.

31 Mar 2018 6:37am

@Oiva: Thank you very much Oiva..may God bless you always with good health :)))

Chetan from Gurgaon, India

The holy flames !! Nice shot.

31 Mar 2018 7:07am

@Chetan: Thank you Chetan :)

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful image of the traditions .

31 Mar 2018 8:54am

@Mhelene: Thank you very much Mhelene :):)

omid from mashhad, Iran

Lovely series.

31 Mar 2018 9:38am

@omid: Thank you Omid :)

Lewis from Harns, Netherlands

Great overview shot, I like the prints on the bags in the background.

31 Mar 2018 9:46am

@Lewis: Those were distributed to the families who took part in the fire ritual Lewis ..a ritual for good days to happen :)

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

we can drink in the light

31 Mar 2018 10:57am

@grouser: Thank you very much grouser :)

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine close up with many factors to view. Well done.

31 Mar 2018 12:28pm

@Don: Thank you very much Don :) Looking forward to see your Church tomorrow:)

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

The flames really capture my eye.

31 Mar 2018 1:28pm

@Ruthiebear: Happy Ruthie :)

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

The fire is getting stronger indeed!

31 Mar 2018 1:29pm

@Mireille T.: Yes Mireille :)

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Those flames are good taken.

31 Mar 2018 2:38pm

@Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia): Thank you Graciel.la. Since herbs are added to this flame, the smoke is very good for us to inhale:)

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Nice series. Happy Easter!

31 Mar 2018 2:45pm

@B. Thomas: Thank you B:) Happy Easter to you and yours too :))))))))))

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Ces ofrandes ces fleurs et la falmme quelle vue splendide
Belle fêtes

31 Mar 2018 3:15pm

@Nicou: Merci beaucoup mon ami Nicou :)

Sam from Chennai, India

Yes, we see the progress in the flame and the arrangements done. Excellent.
Have a nice weekend. :)

31 Mar 2018 4:26pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Yes, we have to wait patiently. God is Great. Thank you Devi. :)

31 Mar 2018 4:27pm

@Sam: hank you very much Sam ;)

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

The flames are leaping now. Beautiful capture.

31 Mar 2018 5:45pm

@Steve Rice: Thank you very much Steve:)

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Well captured so.

31 Mar 2018 6:03pm

@Willem: Thank you very much Willem :)

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is very nice.

31 Mar 2018 11:37pm

@Michael Rawluk: Thank you very much Michael :)

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Great image.

1 Apr 2018 12:30am

@Irene: Thank you Irene :)

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

A beautiful image. I love all of the color.

1 Apr 2018 12:37am

@Elaine Hancock: Thank you very much Elaine :)

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

the printed scrols behind the flame seem almost like oversize money, but is probably some part of the ritual

1 Apr 2018 3:06am

@Harry: Those are bags Harry. After the ritual is over a few flowers, bananas, coconuts and scared ashe packets will be placed in those bags and distributed to the devotees.

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Beautiful decoration !!

1 Apr 2018 3:40am

@Hiro: Thank you very much Hiro :)

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Great image.

1 Apr 2018 4:21am

@Kyu: Thank you very much Kyu :)

fateme@@ from Dezful, Iran

LOVELY!

1 Apr 2018 10:00pm

: Helen : from is currently at home photographing in, Australia

So very interesting Devi

3 Apr 2018 4:19am

CASIO EX-Z60
1/60 second
F/5.9
19 mm

sacred
fire