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Hermits Of Bengal

hermits painted their body before participating in a traditional rite known as 'Shiv Gajan'. Every year many people come from across and out side India to see this vibrant colorful unique traditional rite in a remote village of West Bengal, India.

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Date Taken: 04.2017
Date Uploaded: 10.2017
Photo Location: Burdwan, India
Copyright: © avijit ghosh