20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
A Thorn is Broken in the Human Body ( Charak festival )

An ancient Hindu festival in honor of the God Shiva, It is held at midnight on the last day Sankranti of the Chaitra month in the Indian state of West Bengal and South Bangladesh and the thorn is broken in the festival blesses Shiva and Mother Durga come together to warship and after a puja prasad is distributed blessed by the deity.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: West Bengal, India
Camera: M2011K2G
Copyright: © Pramit Das