Makar Sankranti

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    Indian holiday celebrating the end of winter and the ascent of the sun, celebrated on the streets of Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh. January 2006.

    This photo appears in the Lonely Planet coffee-table book, "A Year of Festivals" (2008).
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    "Sankranti" is available for licensing via Getty Images, Inc.

    v_tel001, Smithysteads, Bitxuverinosa, and 29 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. tropicalrips ages ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called reflections of life, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.


      I saw your great picture in Reflections Of Life

    2. Dick Verton ages ago | reply

      Great, beautiful , excellent

    3. wazari ages ago | reply


      I saw your great picture in Reflections Of Life

    4. egle_k. ages ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called DECORATED Domestic Animals (Invitation only), and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

    5. egle_k. 120 months ago | reply

      This photo has been also included to our special thread Burst of Colours: www.flickr.com/groups/decorated_domestic_animals/discuss/...

    6. India Pictures 119 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Kosta (Andhra), and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

    7. India Pictures 119 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Visalandhra, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

    8. srinivasa krishna 115 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called I LOVE INDIA TRADITIONAL, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

      Oh!

      This picture is showing the glorious Telugu tradition.
      Wonderful to find this.

    9. porkycoot 114 months ago | reply

      hmmm this pic reminds me of my childhood really... when these ppl come i used to run out to donate some rice and they generally wait at each house for some body to come out and donate some rice or money .... hmm they play really nicely tooo sth u dont hear often....sad i dont get that chance anymore...since i dont live in india or none of my relatives live in that village anymore...hm mm

    10. Sirensongs 114 months ago | reply

      @Porkycoot: Thanks - very glad that my photo could stir recognition in a 'native.' (for lack of a better word!).

    11. srinivasa krishna 114 months ago | reply

      Great Photo !

      Thank you very much for posting this great photo into the group:
      "I LOVE INDIA TRADITIONAL".
      www.flickr.com/groups/600534@N21/pool/

    12. Rajkumar Vijayraj [deleted] 110 months ago | reply

      Nice picture, unforgettable memories of the spirit of celebration and a spiritual south India..Exceptional.

      Hi

      I'm an admin for a group called South Indian Culture, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    13. truly0utrageous 109 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Historic and Ethnographic Wind Instruments, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    14. jitendra.hassija 100 months ago | reply

      sankranthi panduga.........!!!!! is whut they will tell for this feast...
      nice one

    15. GAZ BLANCO photographer 98 months ago | reply

      I'm the administrator of "Architecture & Music" Group. I would like You to add this pic (or others on the same theme) on the group. If you like subscribe it. GBA

    16. sreelus 91 months ago | reply

      Sirensongs,
      Will be blogging about pongal on my blog and would like to use this picture. Will mention photo credits. I hope thats ok !! Let me know if this would be an issue.

      Regards,
      Sreelu

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