Nothing Happens by Chance

Nothing happens by chance, neither your current incarnation in this world, nor your family or friendships, the answers will come up eventually, everything has a meaning. I remember when I first came to Varanasi (Benares) many years ago. After unpacking my things and spending the morning at home, Manish and Priyal took me to the Ganges, they wanted to show me the Eternal city with a boat ride along the holy river. It was in winter when the water was low and showing all the det

WONDER GO! España #2

WONDER GO! España #2 Diciembre-Enero/December-January 2019/2020 Published on Dec 23, 2019 WONDER GO! España published twenty pictures that I took in Varanasi (Benares) along my words in this issue. This is a link in order to watch it on line: Banaras, Benares, Varanasi, Kashi, Avimukta... The City of Ligth...By Laurent Goldstein Varanasi (Benarés In Spanish)

Feast of Varanasi

“Feast of Varanasi” is an independent movie and a thriller directed by Rajan Kumar Patel. The action is based in Varanasi (Benares), the oldest living city in the world. I won’t say much about the story in order to keep it as a surprise to some future audiences, it is a classic thriller using universal topics of the duality of life and death, good and bad or light and darkness however it is depicted with a new twist using the culture, legends and Hindu iconography specific to

Published in "LE 1"

The picture "India's Cellphone Revolution" was published in French weekly newspapers LE 1 released the 14th December, 2016. It is a portrait of a Sadhu with a mobile phone carried as an amulet necklace, it was shot along the Ganges in Varanasi (Benares). India has a capacity of keeping its traditions while ajusting to modernity. Revolutions come slow but life changes fast and in the instant this holy man with a naked body, long matted hair and beard, appears wearing his mobil

Welcome, Bienvenue, Namaste

In India nothing starts without ॐ (Om) which is a mystical and sacred syllable in the Dharmic religions such as Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism or Jainism. It is the symbol of the Absolute. ॐ is said to be the primordial sound that was present at the creation of the universe and to be the original sound that contains all other sounds, all words, all languages and all mantras. So welcome to this site with the sound of the universe, it's the first, original vibration, representing