17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Celebration of Pagerwesi

The priest in this photo is performing a tradition ritual in celebration of Pagerwesi. This Balinese holiday is meant to strengthen the people's minds and souls against "evil forces".

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2019
Date Uploaded: 09.2019
Photo Location: Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T2i
Copyright: © Maurice Bear Gordon III