Things You See on Mumbai Locals #1


Mumbaikars, especially those staying in the suburbs spend nearly an hour or more everyday traveling. How do you utilizeĀ  this time?
The lady whose hands I have captured in the above picture is typing out the name of Hindu Gods on a special notebook with grids, that help you keep count of the number of time you have written the name. After you finish a certain number (I think it’s 108 but am not sure; and it may also vary) you get to have one wish fulfilled; or one sin forgiven. Kind of a neat practice, don’t you think? Like reward points on a shopping card!

But jokes apart, I still find it admirable that within the crowded rush-hour, this lady manages to find God and spirituality,