Dust rises from the hooves of cattle returning to the village at sunset. Twilight, when the evening shadows begin to lengthen, is poetically referred to as godhulilagna, literally meaning ‘cow dust time.’ In the arid landscape of Kutch, villagers walk their cattle, sheep and goats many miles each day in search of food and water. Throughout India, twilight is considered an auspicious time for new ventures, engagements and weddings.

Bhujodi, Kutch District, Gujarat


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