Beautiful Blue Bundi

The colour blue, associated with blue-bodied Lord Krishna, is often used to represent Hinduism.

“The Supreme Personality of Godhead [Krishna] has a cheerful, lotus-like countenance with ruddy eyes like the interior of a lotus and a swarthy body like the petals of a blue lotus.” (Source: Bhaktivedanta Vedabase)

Nymphaea caerulea, the blue lotus, is a type of waterlily with a particularly intense purple-tinged blue.Waterlily, aka Blue Lotus Bundi is often known as the blue city as most of the buildings are painted in the blue of Krishna and the blue lotus.
Wall in Beautiful Blue Bundi Turquoise, another form of blue, is often used to accent this intense blue.
Building in Beautiful Blue Bundi Door in Beautiful Blue Bundi, IndiaDoor in Beautiful Blue Bundi, IndiaA sacred cow strolls by a ‘Hindu’ blue building.
Sacred Cow in Beautiful Blue BundiThe people themselves seem to prefer wearing reds and yellows.
Balcony in Beautiful Blue BundiFor more on our trip to India in February and March of 2010.

For more on Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Blue


14 responses to “Beautiful Blue Bundi

  1. Pingback: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge-Blue | WoollyMuses·

  2. Pingback: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: The Color Yellow | Cee's Photography·

  3. Pingback: Cee’s Weekly Wrap Up – October 4, 2014 and Goats and Sheep | Cee's Photography·

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s