18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Devotees in Trance

Captured during one of the festivals and celebrations of the shepherd community. On one side the drummers and musicians play their band and the music. While on the other side some devotees start dancing and then gradually go into a trance. It is very thrilling to see this. One such moment captured here. The people standing behind each one is to hold these people as they can go out of control during their dance.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
Camera: NIKON D3200
Copyright: © Chetan Suresh Dodwad