12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Little Gajan Hermit

A man paying his respect by placing his head to the feet of a Gajan hermit, much younger than him, merely a boy. Gajan is a religious rural festival of Bengal dedicated to Lord Shiva and the boy now is considered as a representative of Shiva.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Burdwan, India
Camera: NIKON D7000
Copyright: © Debasis Majumder