Title - Ecstasy

Location - Jaipur, Rajasthan


Chillum smoking happens to be very popular among aged men in Rajasthan .A special smoking pipe made with clay where its origin is routed to 18th century of India among wandering Hindu monks known as Sadhus ( Holy men ). It is usually filled with flavored tobacco known as zarda or with other smoking substances. The smoked pipe is passed to the other ( or next ) man, were he takes a leisurely puff.

Captured this street portrait in the evenings of Rajasthan, India, where an elderly man exhaling smoke from Chillum after a deep puff.

With strong feeling of ecstasy reflected from his eyes.

Camera used - Canon 5d mark ll

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