17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Dhuno Pora

Dhuno Pora is a Hindu Ritual observed in the state of West Bengal in India during the Durga Puja festival. In this image we see a middle-aged woman perform the ritual by putting a container on her head and hand and lighting it up with camphor and fire from all sides.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Kolkata, India
Camera: NIKON D810
Copyright: © Subhadip Bose