Samadhi Miniature Photo Notebooks
Exclusively designed for everyday use, miniature photo notebooks are an irresistible attraction to travelers and creative persons. What more, they are wonderful gifts for friends and loved ones. Samadhi miniature photo notebook has 15 acclaimed images by Indian photographer Abul Kalam Azad, shot in the Samadhi Shrine of Ramana Maharishi (1879 – 1950), born Venkataraman Iyer. Ramana was a Saiva philosopher and was fondly called Maharishi by his disciples. After experiencing, at age 16, what he later described as liberation (moksha), he left home for Tiruvannamalai and lived there for the rest of his life. Thousands of seekers flocked to be in his presence and even now, after his death in 1950, his ashram continues to attract devotees from all over the world.
Miniature Photo Notebook, 4.5” x 8.5”
- 15 Images | 200 pages | Perfect bound | Size 4.5” x 8.5” | Gold foil print on cover | Printed in multi-color offset on 110 gsm natural maplitho paper | Three moon cycle at the bottom of each page
Abul Kalam Azad is an Indian visual artist and photographer based in Kerala. His works are largely personal explorations and documentation of experiences, and memories of his native land, people, and their culture. They deal with issues of identity, ethics, micro/macro history, and eroticism. His works have exhibited Nationally/Internationally in reputed museums and galleries. He has received Charles Wallace Award in the year 1996 and recognized by the French government through a scholarship grant. He is a recipient of grants from the Government of India and India Foundation for the Arts (IFA). He is the founder of Ekalokam Trust for Photography and Editor-in-chief of PhotoMail Online magazine. This image of dansuese Alarmel Valli was shot using film in the year 1992.