Get down with your Sikh self

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Men and boys show off during the parade

Yesterday adherents to the Sikh faith paraded with pomp and circumstance through Paharganj. They were honoring their 10th guru, they’re spiritual leader, Guru Gobind Singh.

Free food was served from stalls along the lane; Sikh “warriors” put on demonstrations of fighting — Gobind Singh is known as a warrior poet — and dancing.

Sadly, the little Canon point-n-shoot doesn’t do the visual feast justice, but…

Festivities continued past dark

Festivities continued past dark

Garland everwhere

Garland everwhere

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2 Responses to “Get down with your Sikh self”

  1. Royal Says:
    November 25th, 2009 at 12:53 pm

    Free tikka rolls?

  2. ADAM JADHAV » Blog Archive » ≤20 Seconds: Delhi’s wonderful chaos Says:
    December 26th, 2009 at 7:32 am

    [...] last couple (and next couple) weeks. Shot with the less-than-awesome point-n-shoot. The parade is a Sikh celebration of the 10th guru’s accomplishments. Thanks to Martin for the suggestion of simply standing in [...]

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