Her Path of Faith

© Ujjwal Mukherjee

Her Path of Faith

Uploaded: May 04, 2018 06:46:41 | Entered: September 27, 2018 02:14:14

Description

Continuing with my posts from the recent trip in the Himalayas.....once I was done with my Valley of Flowers trip, I also took the trek up to the Hemkund Sahib, at 15197 ft. it is a Sikh place of worship and pilgrimage, you will find two different type of people making this trip, one who love nature and adventure like myself and the others going there on pilgrimage, it was a difficult trek from 9800 ft to 15000 ft but one of the most astonishing things in this trip for me was this old lady, in her seventies - never took a break , continued at a slow but steady pace, chanting all the way, wearing only slippers (that too she took off towards the end). I spoke to her at this stage of the hike when the path was the steepest and was also very dangerous and I was getting worried for her, she told me she is going there to offer prayers for her sons who is in Army, it was very touching .... I don't think I'll ever forget her.

Exif: F Number: 18, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 28.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D

Comments

Gord MacEachern May 04, 2018

Remarkable image of this remarkable lady Ujjwal!! #1707880

Harvey A. Ravitch May 04, 2018

Great moment captured beautifully! Love the mysterious fog that is just behind her! Excellent. #11698188

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe May 04, 2018

Outstanding in everyway. A winner. #11698285

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures May 04, 2018

I remember this remarkable woman and capture Ujjwal, I thought the first one was incredible and so is this one!! A winner in my book!! #11698309

Patrick Rouzes May 04, 2018

It's as if she climbed out of an abyss! An exceptionally captured storytelling image, Ujjwal! Perfect title, my friend! #11698317

MARLON IGNACIO level-classic May 06, 2018

I like the vantage point. Very nice, Ujjwal! #11698848

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe October 30, 2018

Not only is this image amazing, but so is the story behind it, Ujjwal! Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist! #11733310

Harvey A. Ravitch October 30, 2018

This is one of my All Time Favorite Moments captured, & image ! Congratulations Ujjwal, & GoodLuck in the Gold round! #11733315

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe October 30, 2018

Such a wonderful story and special memory for you. Congrats on a wonderful Finalist! #11733520

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures October 30, 2018

Congratulations Ujjwal on this amazing finalist here's hoping for gold this time!! #11733552

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe October 31, 2018

So very happy to see this one wearing Gold, Ujjwal! Huge Congratulations! #11733936

Harvey A. Ravitch October 31, 2018

So Glad this is Wearing Gold! Congratulations, Ujjwal! #11733939

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe October 31, 2018

Predicted winner from the beginning. So glad to see this again. Congrats!! #11734024

Christine Greenspan level-deluxe October 31, 2018

Amazing, Ujjwal! Inspiring story and remarkable capture. Many congrats! #11734119

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures October 31, 2018

I am so glad to see this wearing gold Ujjwal, huge congratulations!! #11734123

G. Margaret Hennes level-classic October 31, 2018

Congratulations on this great image Ujjwal! What a story and what courage! #11734180

Ujjwal Mukherjee October 31, 2018

Thank you all for your kind words, support and encouragement. #11734226

Cindy Bendush level-classic November 01, 2018

Amazing story and story telling in this dramatic image! Congratulations! #11734255

Patrick Rouzes November 01, 2018

Congratulations on the amazing & well-deserved Winner, Ujjwal! Love it! #11734417

Ann Coates level-classic November 01, 2018

What an amazing story behind this image. Congratulations on your fantastic gold winner Ujjwal. #11734499

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 02, 2018

Congrats Ujjwal on this outstanding Win! #11734540

G. Margaret Hennes level-classic January 20, 2019

So glad to see this inspiring photo as POTD! Congrats UJJwal! #11746593

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe January 20, 2019

Wonderful Potd. CONGRATS! #11746595

Gerda Grice level-deluxe January 20, 2019

Wonderful capture and story, Ujjwal! Congratulations! #11746596

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic January 20, 2019

Wow how beautiful! I love the effort she makes. Congratulations on your second gold badge! #11746597

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 20, 2019

Congrats on your POTD Ujjwal!! #11746606

KC Glastetter level-addict January 20, 2019

Incredible story and amazing photo! #11746611

Lindley Johnson level-classic January 20, 2019

An amazing story and a wonderful photo, Ujjwal! Congratulations on your winner and POTD. #11746616

Nancy L. Green level-classic January 20, 2019

WOW!! A wonderful story telling and inspiring capture for sure, CONGRATULATIONS!!! <>< #11746621

Renee Anderson January 20, 2019

This is a beautiful image and the story behind it makes it even more so. And kudos to you for making the climb. #11746628

Renee Anderson January 20, 2019

This is a beautiful image and the story behind it makes it even more so. And kudos to you for making the climb. #11746629

Renee Anderson January 20, 2019

This is a beautiful image and the story behind it makes it even more so. And kudos to you for making the climb. #11746630

Renee Anderson January 20, 2019

This is a beautiful image and the story behind it makes it even more so. And kudos to you for making the climb. #11746631

Christine Greenspan level-deluxe January 20, 2019

Very happy to see this POTD! Many congrats, Ujjwal! #11746676

Lydia Williams level-deluxe January 21, 2019

Ujjwal, what an amazing image. Thank you for sharing your story. Congratulations on your goldens!! #11746751

Chuck Green level-classic January 21, 2019

Congrats on your splendid winning image and description, Ujjwal #11746817

Chuck Green level-classic January 21, 2019

Congrats on your splendid winning image and description, Ujjwal! <>< #11746819

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