Cooperative of Photography

PROFOLIO: Joshua A. Buana


Joshua A. Buana is an architect, photographer and graphic designer from Surabaya, Indonesia. Joshua loves travel photography. His favorite places to photograph are Myanmar, Nepal, India, and Bangladesh. We asked Joshua to choose some of his favorite photographs for this PROFOLIO. He has selected images from the two series, “The Sadhus of Varanasi” and “The Monks of Myanmar.”

01 Sadhu Vijay Nund on the wooden boat, crossing the Ganges in Varanasi

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02 A Sadhu walking around Bhonsale Ghat in Varanasi

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03 Portrait of a Sadhu walking around Ahilyabai Ghat in Varanasi

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04 Sadhu and the monkeys around Ahilyabai Ghat in Varanasi

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05 I saw this Sadhu (holy man) sitting on the side of the shady ghat steps at Dashashwamedh Ghat. He's so warm although having scoliosis (curve) problem on his back spine.

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06 Portrait of Baba Nondo Somendrah crossing the Ganges in Varanasi 

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07 Enlightenment. Praying monk inside the temple in old Bagan

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08 Walking on Clouds. Three monks resting Hsinbyume Pagoda, Mingun

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09 Education is the essence of tolerance. A little monk inside the classroom at one of the monasteries in Bagan

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10 Red on White. A monk walking down the stairs at Hsinbyume Pagoda, Mingun

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Written by Rowynn Dumont

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