19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Hands before God

This is a picture of a devotee captured during 'Annakut Puja' held a day after the Diwali in the month of Kartik. The day is celebrated by the Hindus as Lord Krishna had defeated the God Indra. People celibrate Annakut Puja by making food of cereals such as wheat,rice, curry of gram flour and leafy vegetables in order to offer to the Lord Krishna.After the 'Puja' devotees stand to get 'Prasad' of the 'Puja' beside the temple.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Kolkata, India
Camera: NIKON D750