19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
All Souls Day's Prayer from The Bible dedicated to the departed Souls

On November 2 of every year is the Commemoration of All of the Faithful Departed, or All Souls. On this day,a Special Prayer was made to all those who have died— our loved ones, and also those people around the world who will never meet— through the mercy of God, will rest in peace. In this photo, a Nun was praying from the Bible before a Graveyard to the departed soul, an very old Cemetery in our city, Kolkata and verbal permission was taken before taking shot. Here everyone is allowed to take photographs particullarly on this day in this Cemetery of Kolkata. The light of the setting sun at the day's end give an impression of end of a life which depicted melancholy surrounding to this cemetery.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2019
Date Uploaded: 10.2021
Photo Location: Kolkata, India
Camera: NIKON D5
Copyright: © apurba Das