15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
A Walk in Fire

The priest Mr Babulal.....crossing the fire without any security,. It is an ancient tradition in Falen village in mathura, India. where the priest family believes that they are the descendants of Prahlad ( God) , the mythological boy , who survived in fire. Thereby , setting the stage for this age-old tradition of walking through the fire by one of the priests, a day before holi ( Festival of india)

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India, India
Camera: NIKON D800
Copyright: © RAJIV KUMAR Solanki