12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
In the name of God

The ritual is performed by generally Indian Hindu women during a special Hindu ritual called DONDI. The women wriggle on their belly under the scorching sun for the welfare of their family. Water is spread on their way to avoid burns. These women wriggle throughout the road till they reach the idol.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: kolkata, India
Camera: Canon EOS 60D
Copyright: © Sandipa Malakar