National Geographic : 1935 Mar
Photograph by Martin tiurlimann "YOU'RE NEXT! " Under an improvised awning in one of Patan's public squares a barber shaves his customer's head and piles the hair by his side. The workman has removed his shoes for greater comfort. The barber, not his client, enjoys the shade, and vegetable market venders look on. Photograph by Penelope Chetwode HALF MAN, HALF BIRD ISGARUDA The weird creature bearsthe Sun God, Vishnu, who ismanifested byflame and lightning, as well as bythesun. The Asiatic deity iscarried through the heavens from morning birth toevening death. The peacock, serpent, rat, and lion are also ridden bygods.