18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
Hindu Festival of Light

Hundreds of Hindu devotees gather in front of Shri Shri Loknath Brahmachari Ashram temple for the Rakher Upobash, a religious festival called Kartik Brati, in Barodi. Sitting in front of candle light, they fast and pray in earnest to the gods for their favors during the ritual.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Narayanganj, Bangladesh
Camera: Canon EOS 80D
Copyright: © Joy Saha