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Updated on May 10, 2013

About India

India is the largest democracy and second-most populated country in the world. This lens is presenting some of the Indian lens masters' excellent lenses.

It has excellent high mountains and majestic rivers displaying a contrasting panoramas and spectacular. It presents a anomaly in topography, landscape, crops, harvests. The weather conditions, its people, their languages and dress, traditions and customs, economic conditions are remarkably different.

Indian cultural annals span more than 4,500 years. The beautiful Indian architecture, consist of the Taj Mahal, other works of North Indian Mughal architecture, and ancient traditional architectures of South India are prominent tourist destinations. India has sub freezing Himalayas and the year-round tropical climate of coastal Tamil Nadu, from the Assam's wet, rainy climate to the Tar desert heat temperature. I hope these lenses will give you an pleasant reading experience. Please check yourself.

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Wonder Land

Indian Woman
Indian Woman

I'm shy, so taking photos of people is hard for me. At the end of my first day when my host asked me what I liked best about India I had to say it was the people. The food is great, the sights are impressive; but the people are magnificent. I knew then that I would have to force myself to take portraits so I could share that impression.

Fortunately, the people of India made it easier than I thought it would be. They were universally warm and open. I tried to be discreet, but usually that wasn't an option for a 6'5" westerner. For the most part, when they saw the camera they smiled and waved. I was often invited to pose with them and their families for their own camera.

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Indian Men and women are an astonishing mix varying in color, dress, customs, features and physique, speaking separate languages, professing different religions and engaged in different vocation. Their diet also differs from 'Rice' to 'Chapaties' and 'Puris' and from non-vegetarian to strictly vegetarian food.

This evident diversity makes India one of the most fascinating countries in the world. For almost 2000 years, India's artistic traditions dominated by regional techniques.

India inheritor to one of the world's oldest and richest civilizations flourishes with monuments whose architectural and artistic beauty guides tourists from all over the world.

Punjab, the seat of the world famous Golden Temple at Amristar, has a hoary past. Hariyana is the site of the epic battle between the Pandavas and the Gauravas where the immortal 'Gitta' was proclaimed.

Andhrapradesh with its world famous Thirupathy Temple, Tamil Nadu famous for its Cave Temples, Orissa with Konark Sun Temples and Asokas inscription and Utter Predesh with its "Taj Mahal". Bihar with its 'Vihars' and 'Stupas' of King Asoka and Goa with beautiful Churches- having Golden ceilings are tourist's paradise.

In the Eastern States of Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur and Tripura, history has taken a back seat and allowed nature to enthrall with game sanctuaries, lakes, and waterfalls and miles and miles of tea gardens, exotic orchids and absolute greenery of the hills provide a fitting back drop for colorful costumes, handicrafts and costumes of the people.


Book Worth to Read

Enjoying India: The Essential Handbook
Enjoying India: The Essential Handbook

India has a composite cultural tradition of ancient and modern components. The old legendary cultures subsist side by side with modern technologies. Until proportionately in recent times, population immigrations from one territory to another were narrowed and as a consequence clear provincial cultures have developed. The archives of India can be discovered more than 5000 years back. The hymns and verses of the Vedic knowledge are still narrated in Hindu worship, providing India one of the aged perpetual cultural traditions on the earth. The successfulness of the south India and its noble domains was based on boundless, established trading relation with Rome, Egypt, and South East Asia. To know more about the exciting history of the most famous civilization, read this sumptuously depicted book. It is an enchanting mix of chronicle and travelogue, and an extraordinary representation of India-past, in duration, and destiny.


Indian Dance - Best Bhangara Dance

Mayo college, Ajmer (Rajasthan)
Mayo college, Ajmer (Rajasthan)
Golden Temple at Amritsar
Golden Temple at Amritsar
India Gate - New Delhi
India Gate - New Delhi

India Gate at New Delhi, is a War Memorial Arch, keep the memory alive of the dead of the Indian Army from World War 1 including the two Afghan Wars, each square centimeters cover up with the names of the dead soldiers. It is constructed of soft red sandstone and granite. Following India's liberation, the India Gate turn out to be the place of the Indian Army's memorial of the brave Soldiers, be familiar as "the flame of the glorious warriors".

Beautiful View of the City Palace, Udaipur
Beautiful View of the City Palace, Udaipur
Nikisha - South Indian Dancer
Nikisha - South Indian Dancer

Kollywood song

Indian Cinema - Ooh La La - Hindi Song

The Great Taj Mahal


Taj Mahal is probably the most renowned, and unquestionably one of the most aesthetically pleasing constructions in the world. The magnificent Taj Mahal was constructed out of love and affection to a wife.

Bult by the Mogul Emporer Shah Jehan as a masterpiece to his affectionately loved better half, Mumtaz. Taj Mahal situated in the city of Agra, on the southern bank of the River Yamuna which is 200km southeast of New Delhi.

Building began in the year 1628 CE after Shah Jehan mounted the throne, consist of more than a thousand labourer used full-time for 22 years. The Emporer himself gave guidance to the artisan, who embellish the highly polished marble walls with semi-precious stones inside elaborate lace carvings. Huge Arabic passages from the Holy Quran go around the insides.

The rectangular reflecting ponds in front of the Taj tender to its fundamental beauty. A paved walk way on either side of two large canal-ponds, as well as a middle pond edged by cypress trees, show the way to the monument.

Taj mahal stand up on two platforms, one red sandstone, one marble - and has four towers, each 49m high.

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Dream Girl 'Laksha' In Manada Mayilada-4

Very Popular Reality Show in Tamil TV Viewers Circle. Dream Girl "LAKSHA" Dancing with Rahman.

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      SteenBiilmann LM 5 years ago

      Lovely lens - I lived in India for 3 years, so it is always great to read and learn more about the wonderful country. Thanks!

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      tanveerbadyari lm 5 years ago

      Good combination of lenses, as i am from India i really liked all of the lenses, i have also made this lens do visit it sometimes Kashmir ladakh tour

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Good to stop by here again my friend. Posted this on FaceBook. :)

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      Laurel Johnson 5 years ago from Washington KS

      Beautiful lens, packed with great information. Well done!!

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      vkumar05 6 years ago

      Great Lens. Enjoyed reading it. Thanks for putting it up.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      I;d like to add that I've noticed that lensmasters from India make some of the most artistically appealing lenses to be found....and you just did that here with your lovely presentation. I love your lens title INDIAN LENSES Headquarters.

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      Jhangora LM 7 years ago

      Lovely. Great to see a group on Indian Lensmasters and Lenses. Infact I had been thinking about creating a Lens focusing on Indian Lensmasters for a few weeks now. Please add me to the group and congratulations on a good job brother sukkran.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Wow - I loved this lens on India. How I wish I could make more lenses like this. Absolutely adorable, BTW I have added my Bangalore list in the Plexo.

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      rajichandrasekhar 7 years ago

      add me also to your list

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      Gift-Guide 7 years ago

      It make me fell proud that you have made so many lenses about India. I added my Taj Mahal lens in Other Interesting lenses - Voting.

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      QueSea 8 years ago

      Wow! I had no idea we had so much about India available on Squidoo. 5*s

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      Sherry Venegas 8 years ago from La Verne, CA

      A truly unique collection. Squidoo should have more Country based information.

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      Andy-Po 8 years ago

      I have a few Indian lenses including these: Tiger Safari in RajasthanJaipur, RajasthanUdaipur and Deogarh in RajasthanHotels in India

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      Sandy Mertens 8 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      Nice headquarters. I will have to read some of these from the lensmasters.