Happy Lohri

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A child takes part in his rituals of Tula Daan, which is known to be very effective if done at tattapani, 52 km from Shimla. Many pandas (people who perform the tula daan) sitting on the banks of river Satluj on the occasion of “Makar Sankranti” on Tuesday, January 13, 2009.

A devotee role as a goddess on the banks of river Satluj.
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Devotees in large numbers take a holy dip in the Sutlej at Tatapani, 52 km from Shimla, on the occasion of “Makar Sankranti”.

A sadhu enjoying Chillam on the banks of river Satluj.

Photos by Amit Kanwar

Amit, a painter by training with a PhD in fine arts, is a professional photo journalist by choice. Well traveled, he lives in Shimla.

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