A fight is not always a Fight

“The first rule of Fight Club is: You do not talk about Fight Club” – Fight Club

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“If you aren’t willing to fight for what you believe in, then don’t even enter the ring.” – Madonna

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“Fight club wasn’t about winning or losing. It wasn’t about words. The hysterical shouting was in tongues”- Fight Club

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“I have not yet begun to fight!” -John Paul Jones

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“All things are ready, if our mind be so.” –  William Shakespeare

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‘It is not the strength of the body that counts, but the strength of the spirit – J.R.R. Tolkien

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“Fifth rule: one fight at a time, fellas” – Fight Club

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“Your body can stand up to almost anything. It’s your mind that you have to convince.”- Anonymous

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“The harder the struggle, the more glorious the triumph.” – Swami Sivananda

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“If this is your first night at Fight Club, you have to fight” – Fight Club

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“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” – Margaret Thatcher

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“Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men.” – Martha Graham

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“I survived because the fire inside me burned brighter than the fire around me” -Joshua Graham

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“The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.” – Ferdinand Foch

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We have a three day weekend because of the Ugadi festival, so I am visiting my folks. I am not sure if I will be able to blog over the weekend (I will try to, though) so I thought I will leave you guys with some photographs of the Kalaripayattu (Kerala’s age old martial arts…there is a discussion online as to which came first, Kung Fu or Kalaripayattu…but let us not get into that) performance we had the pleasure to attend during our stay in Munnar. This is my first visit to a Kalaripayattu and it was mind boggling. I was so much in awe of those people. It was an hour and a half performance. We were also able to go to the ring and take photographs with those warriors, posing like one (that is all I can afford to).  I had a tough time filtering out the photographs to showcase their talents, because there were too many of them. I made sure to take some video’s too, but that will take a lot of time to process. So you might have to enjoy the photographs for now. Until next time, Happy Blogging and Be Safe 🙂

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7 comments

  1. Lignum Draco · April 7, 2016

    Must have been fascinating to see.

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  2. swo8 · April 7, 2016

    Fantastic photos!
    Leslie

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    • KG · April 7, 2016

      Thank you, Leslie 🙂 I was glad it came out well, what with them all moving all the time.

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  3. ashu@ashstylegourmet · April 11, 2016

    Wow, fantastic post and pictures. It brought back memories of my Kerala visit, and In have seen the Kalaripayattu. It is amazing to watch them live, a great art from an equally wonderful state in India.
    Thank you for liking my picture, I could stumble upon your lovely blog. 🙂

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    • KG · April 11, 2016

      Thank you Ashu 🙂 It was indeed an amazing performance. Thank you for the visit and your kind words.

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