Taking Flight…

Archive for the ‘Videos’

Ghoshana on Rajgad


SubscribeFiled Under: Videos,by Neeraj

A very special video of ghoshana being made on Rajgad fort on the occasion of Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj jayanti.

Video: CN Tower Lightning Strike


SubscribeFiled Under: Canada, Videos,by Neeraj

Lightning striking the CN Tower!

On Friday, September 5th, 2014, I witnessed the longest – lasting several hours – and most severe thunderstorms I’ve ever seen in my life. I was outdoors for quite some time and to be honest it scared the living daylights out of me and made me feel quite vulnerable.

It was especially scary because when the storm started I was in a large and exposed parking lot in the suburbs where the probability of getting struck by lightning were substantially higher. I took shelter in a nearby shop, which subsequently lost power, and witnessed Nature’s Fury for the next 45 minutes. Later, as I was driving back to Downtown Toronto, I saw lightning beautifully strike the CN Tower as if it was God lighting His birthday candle.

Over the next few hours, I lost count of how many times I saw lightning strike the CN Tower from the comfort of my home! Perhaps it was God reminding us of His existence. Or perhaps it was Mother Nature getting angry at us for not caring for Her. Whatever it was, it served as a reminder to us that we are not God.

Here is a video that I shot from my balcony, which shows lightning striking the CN Tower 4 times!

Video: Heavy Snowfall in Downtown Toronto

Comments (4)

SubscribeFiled Under: Canada, Videos,by Bhakti and Neeraj

“The snow if falling, the city is white…”

View from balcony of a high-rise condo in downtown Toronto as the city gets lashed by heavy snowfall on February 5th, 2014.