"Over the years, the annual elephant festival in Jaipur has become a great hit with tourists as well as the local populace. It is always held one day before Dhulandi (Holi). The festival will begin with the 'elephant procession' in which decorated elephants walk in row in all their finery before an enthralled audience."

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"Over the years, the annual elephant festival in Jaipur has become a great hit with tourists as well as the local populace. It is always held one day before Dhulandi (Holi). The festival will begin with the 'elephant procession' in which decorated elephants walk in row in all their finery before an enthralled audience."

elephant

elephant

painted elephant

painted elephant

Charles Freger is one of my favorite photographers. I LOVED his wilderman series, he just documented adorned painted Indian elephants

Painted Elephants

Charles Freger is one of my favorite photographers. I LOVED his wilderman series, he just documented adorned painted Indian elephants

The Painted Elephant

The Painted Elephant

Valori Wells Fabric Karavan: Marrakech Elephant, Artisan (per 1/4 ...

Valori Wells Fabric Karavan: Marrakech Elephant, Artisan (per 1/4 ...

African Elephant with Indian patterned paintings.

African Elephant with Indian patterned paintings.

Decorated Indian Elephant at Hindu Festival in India - as a sign of respect for God. Hindus believe God pervades in everything as everything was created by God, hence animals are held sacred in India and are most respected with Hindu art, decorations and paintings. Another reason why majority of Hindus/Indians are vegetarians. 80% of India are vegetarians- अहिंसा - non violence, Hinduism.

Decorated Indian Elephant at Hindu Festival in India - as a sign of respect for God. Hindus believe God pervades in everything as everything was created by God, hence animals are held sacred in India and are most respected with Hindu art, decorations and paintings. Another reason why majority of Hindus/Indians are vegetarians. 80% of India are vegetarians- अहिंसा - non violence, Hinduism.

India, a place I will travel in the near future, an elephant to meet, greet, and sit upon for a wonderful traveling day ride.

wanderings: India.

India, a place I will travel in the near future, an elephant to meet, greet, and sit upon for a wonderful traveling day ride.

photo of elephant toe nails painted - Yahoo! Search Results

photo of elephant toe nails painted - Yahoo! Search Results

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