18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Hands Of Comfort

Little boy was not having a field day during his hair moment. As Hindus, his parents made a vow to their Lord Muruga and head shaving is a ritual and a symbol of purification during this religious festivity.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Batu caves, Malaysia
Camera: ILCE-7M3
Copyright: © Teik Ow