“…But each time your take a step, you discover yet another kind of space. It’s not that you are reaching Nirvana – you don’t reach that. You go closer to it. There are layers and layers of things happening in the human mind, in the human spirit. The possibilities are endless and total.”
These women were photographed by me in Vrindavan, where they were sent with a one-way ticket by their families from Bengal when they became child widows. They spend their entire day chanting or begging for alms in the streets. It made me realize that social evils still attach themselves to contemporary society in India.