Pilgrimage to Red Mountain | A Photographic Story

Arunachala translates to Red Mountain and is located in Tamil Nadu, South India. A holy place for the Shaivite tradition, Arunachala is considered to be the place where Shiva manifested a column of light after a dispute between Brahma and Vishnu to then form the holy mountain. Saravan was my guide for visiting this mountain for the first time. As I waited for him at the base of the hill, he arrived on his motorcycle, and we picked up only water to take with us. We started our climb at 4p.m. in 100-degree weather, wearing traditional Indian attire. As...

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