Thinking Cycles of Renewal: Sunset Puja in Udaipur, India [360-Degree Panorama]

The sun sets on another day in Udaipur, India. People gather at the lake’s edge to watch the day wind to an end and to take part in evening puja (prayers). This ritual, a daily cycle, elegantly pays reverence and homage to one day while preparing for the next.

As we move from reflecting on and closing out the past year to engaging in the new one, I thought of this ritual and scene from the beautiful city of Udaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan.

Colorful, peaceful and connected to the rhythm of the days, the years, and life.

Open up the panorama to full screen to see for yourself.

Panorama: Evening Puja (Prayers) at Lake Pichola, Udaipur – Rajasthan, India

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  1. says

    Wow Audrey… this is really great! I also went to Udaypur, back in 2003 and the picture makes me remember all those exquisite palaces and forts and the magnificence of the place.

  2. says

    @Susan: Glad this panorama brought back good memories from your visit to Udaipur over a decade ago. It is a beautiful and majestic city.

    @Caroline: India certainly does offer a lot to travelers in terms of culture, adventure and learning.

  3. says

    @Rebecca: Full screen is definitely the best viewing experience as you really can feel like you’re in the middle of the scene. Yes, the older guy staring is pretty funny – sure he thought Dan was crazy as he spun around in a circle taking these shots.

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