Raksha bandhan Moon 2016….


The Shravan month of the Hindu Calendar is a month of fasting and abstention. The full moon of this month is celebrated as Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi (Bond of Protection) all over North India, where sisters tie a thread around the wrist of their brothers, praying for their longevity and brothers on their part promise to protect their sisters always….

Given that this month is part of the monsoon months, it is not often that one has clear skies to capture the moon; this year I was lucky enough to have very clear skies and a bright moon to capture….



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Santosh Namby

A lover of Nature who loves photography and works as a Civil Servant, Santosh Namby Chandran has been a photographer for several years. Starting with a point and shoot 35mm film camera from canon to progressing to a film SLR and then a DSLR, his photographic journey has been a long one, filled with immense learning. Trained as an Ecologist and a Civil Servant, he merges his worlds and moves seamlessly though the corridors of power as well as overgrown jungles. An avid trekker and hiker, he has a penchant for shooting butterflies and birds...

6 thoughts on “Raksha bandhan Moon 2016….”

  1. Hope you had a happy Rakhi day, Santosh! Many years ago, I was part of an ashram community in NYC (Yes!) and Rakhi day became a joyful celebration of Oneness, gifting and being gifted one another’s Love and protection. We were lucky to see the beautiful moon in New York City as well…I just didn’t have my camera with me. πŸ˜‰ xoM

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