20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Lights And Hope

The photo is about a Hindu festival named “Rakher upobash”. When thousands of Hindu people sit together with oil lamps & fruits & they pray to God in Barodi temple,Dhaka Bangladesh. The Hindu devotees keep fasting on that day and secure their places from an afternoon in the temple. All the men, women, and children sit side by side. They remember Baba Loknath who was 18th Century Hindu saint of Bengal.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Bangladesh
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Muhammad Amdad Hossain