16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Blue Worship

Blue Worship is a Hindu folk festival in honour of the god Shiva. It's held in southern Bangladesh and West Bengal on the last day (Songkranti) of the month of Chaitra (Choitro in the Bengali calendar. People believe that by satisfying Shiva, the festival will bring prosperity by eliminating the sorrow and sufferings of the previous year.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Sylhet, Bangladesh
Camera: NIKON D7000
Copyright: © Suvro Paul