15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Dandi- Pain for gain

In Hindu belief, mother takes the pain, in order to accomplish her vow to almighty in respect of her child by moving in a prostrating posture towards the temple or holy river. The child lie down in front as shown and mother after crossing her baby again starts the same posture of lying down to sacrifice for God.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2017
Date Uploaded: 10.2017
Photo Location: India
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © Somanjan Ponda