Eternal Light, a series of photographs by Kenro Izu. Radiates the spiritually of India, its traditions, festivals, and rituals, in a series of portraits and landscapes from 2013 through 2015. Two holy cities, Varanasi and Allahabad, inspired Kenro Izu, who has traveled to India frequently since his first visit 20 years ago. With a name that means “city of light,” Varanasi is considered the spiritual capital of India, a destination for pilgrimages and, for Hindus, the final destination for those who wish to be cremated along the Ganges. Allahabad is the holy city where three rivers meet. The confluence point of the Ganges, the Yamuna, and the Saraswati rivers – called Triveni Sangam – is sacred, and bathing there is said to flush away all of one’s sins.
Howard Greenberg Gallery
41 E 57th St New York, NY 10022 USA
October 26, 2017 to December 09, 2017