The Way of a Pilgrim: Worshippers pray barefoot at Haji Ali Dargah, a holy site for both Muslims and Hindus.
Friends: Nikita Worlikar, from Mumbai, with Leya Elias, from Cochin.
The Way of a Pilgrim: A girl removes her shoes on the way to Mumbai's Haji Ali Dargah, where both Muslims and Hindus pray.
For Sale: Vendors walk through the busy Crawford Market.
School Captain: A girl at the Convent of Jesus and Mary, where the author's grandmother was educated.
Under the Rebbe: Chabad Rabbi Israel Kozlowsky with Israeli tourists.
Bombay Blue: The interior of the Knesset Eliyahoo synagogue.
People of the Book: Solomon Penkar, the caretaker of Tiferet Israel synagogue, pages through a Psalms book in Marathi, one of India's official languages.
Indian Jewish bride Amira Ashtamkar at her pre-wedding celebration in Mumbai.
Doorway to Disrepair: The Baghdadi cemetery contains graves of the author's ancestors. Some Bollywood starlets are also buried here.
Etched in Stone: A Muslim man, Muhammad Abdul Yassin, engraves the Jewish tombstones in the Bene Israel cemetery.
New Security Measures: Following the 2008 terrorist attacks, a guard is now posted at the entrance of the Tiferet Israel synagogue.
Street View: Shaar Harahamim synagogue is the oldest Jewish congregation in Mumbai.
Customs of the Countries: As part of a Bene Israel pre-wedding ceremony, guests perform a knuckle-cracking ritual around a Jewish groom.
Vanishing Culture? Tiferet Galsurkar, 11, was the lone youth at the JCC's kirtan workshop.
Vanishing Culture: Tiferet Galsurkar, 11, was the lone youth at the JCC's kirtan workshop.
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