With Gold At Both Ends

Reflections in a Golden Eye

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With Gold At Both Ends

“Dare to love yourself as if you were a rainbow with gold at both ends.” (From "The River of Winged Dreams" by Aberjhani) This young man was diving in the river of golden dreams at Scindia ghat in Varanasi (Benaras)... Join the photographer at www.facebook.com/laurent.goldstein.photography © All photographs are copyrighted and all rights reserved. Please do not use any photographs without permission (even for private use). The use of any work without consent of the artist is PROHIBITED and will lead au…

The Desire to Fall

“Anyone whose goal is 'something higher' must expect someday to suffer vertigo. What is vertigo? Fear of falling? No, Vertigo is something other than fear of falling. It is the voice of the emptiness below us which tempts and lures us, it is the desire to fall, against which, terrified, we defend ourselves.” (From " The Unbearable Lightness of Being" by Milan Kundera) Sometimes daydreaming along the Ganges provides a sensory disorder or a sensation of being off-balance and then a strong desire to fall…

The Wizard of Gold

“What is magic? There is the wizard's explanation... wizards talk about candles, circles, planets, stars, bananas, chants, runes and the importance of having at least four good meals every day.” (From "Lords and Ladies" by Terry Pratchett) Sometimes in my enchanted dreams the eternal city is wrapped with a golden coat where fascinating people spread magic along the Ganges. Some are palmists, others are fortunetellers, ice-cream sellers, sādhus or wizards. Recently I met one at Shitla ghat, I still have st…