River Kaveri is also known as Cauvery (Lopamudra devi, Brahma's daughter, wife of Agastya Muni).River Kaveri originates at Talakaveri in the Western Ghats, Karnataka. It flows south and across the southern Deccan plateau through the southeastern lowlands. Kaveri makes a huge delta and empties into the Bay of Bengal. The legend of the Cauvery tells the tale of a girl called Lopamudra, the daughter of Brahma. However, Brahma allowed Sage Kavera-muni to adopt her. She resolved to become a river to purify all sins and to obtain blessings for her adoptive father. It is said that even Ganga resorts to going underground once an year to the source of the Kaveri, to purge herself from the pollution contracted from the crowd of sinners who have bathed in her waters.
Extracted from religious portal.com
Kaveri river is very important for people who can't make it to Ganges. All the rituals are performed here. When my parents died and were cremated, their ashes were dissolved here in Kaveri river.
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jacquest (18927) 2012-05-06 5:06
This a nice presentation of a daily life scene with well saturatted colors and good sharpness. The elements are well placed in the image. I like the movement of the water.
Have a great day
Sergiom (77323) 2012-05-06 5:31
Une belle scène de la vie quotidienne dans ce pays quoique je ne sois pas très sur de la qualité de l'eau pour se baigner. Il y a un peu trop d'ombre au niveau des visages.
Miguel82 (27674) 2012-05-06 5:43
A beautiful daily life scene from south India
fine colors and sharpness
pajaran (59503) 2012-05-06 6:25
Dobar tekst i legenda ...
Reka je izvor zivota ...
Dobar trenutak snimka, kontrast, perspektiva i prikaz lepim bojama.
Dobar rad i kompozicija.
Ljudi koriste lep dan na reci da operu ves, i okupaju se.
Imajte lep dan za odmor, sve najbolje.
Good text and legend ...
The river is the source of life ...
Good time recording, contrast, perspective view and beautiful colors.
Good work and composition.
People use a nice day on the river to wash laundry, and bathe it.
Have a nice day of rest, all the best.
lousat (89822) 2012-05-06 8:39
A very nice scene of daily life,simple but whit a lot of elements,people,details and colors,i like it! Have a nice week and thanks,Luciano
Schnappilic (9690) 2012-05-06 11:20
Interesting daily life picture together with interesting note. Different but captivating atmosphere. TFS!
All the best,
Nicou (140002) 2012-05-06 11:33
superbe compo e tiamge fnatastique vue quelle scène ces dame qui lave au bord de l'eau sueprbe cpatage et iamge.
bravo et amitié
Budapestman (82620) 2012-05-06 12:37
a very nice daily life photo with attractive composition, superb details and lights, the distant details are beautiful, Tfs! Have a nice Sunday evening! Kellemes Vasárnap estét kívánok!
bukitgolfb301 (41036) 2012-05-06 17:02
Hello NAMASKAR my dear Lakshmi
Yes this is another face of developing India.
Nice attention to thier usual daily life. Thanks for your sharing with your good job and have a good start of week, best regards,
Takero from Tokyo
Sonata11 (33763) 2012-05-06 20:13
beautiful daily life shot from great POV. Wonderful management of light, colors, sharpness, clarity ,exposue. Impressive scene. I like it a lot.
All the best,
bayno (18344) 2012-05-07 4:54
Dear Lakshmi, lovely river scene, the light was powerfull but you well managed , the framing is perfect and wonderful colors, you well set the Camera with excellent depth...
ikeharel (69809) 2012-05-07 7:46
A common event, as I read your note, Lakshmi - but not common at all to tourists comming to the rural areas in India.
An f10 exp. cause a bit of extra dark tone, but that's OK for the whole.
photoray (13981) 2012-05-07 8:45
Tough angle, shooting towards the sun, yet an interesting candid of the magical River Kaveri.
Rivers and lakes are special to me for many journies with my Father, fishing and swimming.
nikkitta (17066) 2012-05-07 14:12
Very interesting capture of daily live in India, this time at the shore of Kaveri river
Plenty of details to watch
Also, as always an informative note
Greetings and TFS
foxy (893) 2012-05-07 14:53
It's nice to see that this custom still practise till this day. I would dip in this Kaveri river than in the Ganges river if its work the same. At least it's much cleaner and nicer to swim too.
I think it's not just for dipping...it's also for washing cloths too. I wonder it's all they DO in the river, nothing else, Lakshmi.-))))
Thanks for sharing.
jmdias (63396) 2012-05-18 7:36
ity is a pity the light was so harsh in that moment, anyway I liked the framing catching the structure of stones and people in their daily life. nice image.