Beatles in Rishikesh Photo Notebook
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. These 15 images were shot by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram situated in the banks of the River Ganga in Rishikesh. The famous Beatles had visited the ashram in 1968 to take part in Transcendental Meditation. The ashram was abandoned in 1997. The buildings, meditation, and lecture halls including Maharishi’s house and the guest house where the Beatles stayed are in ruins. The ashram has recently been opened for tourists.
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.