Photographing Sophie – Highs, lows and lessons!

My father's body wasn't even cold in the hospital body, but I ran up to the car, grabbed my camera, came back to the Intensive care unit and started taking a few `forensic' photos of his torn ear, head injury - all through my tearful and blurry eyes!  That was one cold hour past midnight … Continue reading Photographing Sophie – Highs, lows and lessons!

Beltane Blessings to all! (art works)

The Horned Goddess – photoshoot project (2017-2018)

The Horned Goddess - photoshoot project! Hi all.. Horns & Antlers are a power symbol in nature for many animals.. and used for protection. It's not just sported by male animals.. The deer may only have males (stags) having elaborate Antlers.. but Cows, goats, sheep, Bulls.. also have horns.. In pagan spirituality, we honour and … Continue reading The Horned Goddess – photoshoot project (2017-2018)

A Prelude to Imbolc

-- A Prelude to Imbolc ----------------- Some stories end.. Sometimes sadness descends for no reasons known.. and shadows just rise and cloak us..and choke us.. MidWinter may have passed and Sun-child may be born.. But we are entering the deepest part of winter..this.. now.. And here we plea to the Winter-Goddess to loosen her grip … Continue reading A Prelude to Imbolc

Photos :Ther – Chariot festival at Ganapathy Temple – Wimbledon (7Aug16)

I attended the Ther (annual chariot festival ) at Ganapathy temple yesterday with my mother, and met a few relatives and friends 🙂 Also managed to to Ganapathy mantra 1000+ times (counting on fingers ..without my chanting Rudraksha was a bit difficult at times.. as we're all walking..and much was going on.. ) It was … Continue reading Photos :Ther – Chariot festival at Ganapathy Temple – Wimbledon (7Aug16)

The Journey of our Sun-Wheel

The Sun-Wheel I made ..and it's journey through several Midsummer rituals (June 2016), venues (London, Richmond park, Brixton, Avebury, Glastonbury), and finally being given to fire (atop Glastonbury Tor) so the wishes people made (tied knots) may be carried to the divine..and manifest! -Mani Sun Wheel created at home on 16th June 2016 At Midsummer … Continue reading The Journey of our Sun-Wheel

Melanie Ivy- Mother of Dragon (Game of Throne -fan belly dance video)

Dear all,  guess what?  It's finally here - The Melanie Ivy - Mother of Dragon fan Video - that I filmed/produced with my friend Melanie! As some of you know, I have been venturing more into dance / music / story telling videos...(and not just Esoteric / magical videos, features or DrWho fan series!).  And … Continue reading Melanie Ivy- Mother of Dragon (Game of Throne -fan belly dance video)

Here be Dragon! Photos of Pagan Pride Parade London – 2016

Hi all..  Here are some photos taken on my camera..  I was also carrying the dragon so my sister took photos too..  🙂   If this all appeals to you...click the link at the bottom..  come join our facebook group... and get ready for next year's 20th `London Pagan Pride Parade' (in 2017).   -Mani … Continue reading Here be Dragon! Photos of Pagan Pride Parade London – 2016

A Ceremony of Flow – Photoshoot with Melanie Ivy

Hi all, amongst other creative and esoteric things, I also enjoy taking photos, filming & producing videos.  I have been working with the divinely delightful Melanie Ivy (to call her an important muse in my life is an under-statement).  She is a  Lifecoach, fusion Belly dancer and a snake-charmer (I've gently played with her pet … Continue reading A Ceremony of Flow – Photoshoot with Melanie Ivy

Be Brave of the Warrior within

Be Brave of the Warrior within  - Empowerment poetry by Mani Navasothy Be Brave of the Warrior within There is much in this crazy world that needs and deserves the protection of the Warrior within. It is a fire to be embraced, not feared and banished or oppressed out of shame, Or a desire for … Continue reading Be Brave of the Warrior within