Erele, sferele

Nu-l mişcă ştiutele crînguri cu ciutele. Cărarea cu urmele, iezerul, umbrele nu-l cheamă. Copitele sfarmă ispitele. Prin ceaţă cînd lunecă zări el adulmecă, nu apropiatele, ci depărtatele. Ciulindu-şi urechile prinde străvechile rotiri, sus, de tulbure foc şi de murmure. Şi-aude, subt naltele, unele, altele: erele, sferele. (Lucian Blaga – „Cerbul cu stea în frunte”)

Tamil hindu priest (Munnar, India)

A tamil priest during a religious ceremony. Munnar, Kerala state, SW India, January 2016 The Independence Day (January 26th) is observed throughout India with great joy. Flag-hoisting ceremonies, parades, cultural events and also public religious ceremonies, some of them specifically designed for this occasion (fortunately, Western-style „secularism” is completely unknown to this parts of the…