14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Lost In Faith

A woman observing the Hindu ritual of Dondi loses her senses for some time on the road and is believed to be possessed by the goddess Sitala, to whom the sacrifice and prayers are offered.

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Date Taken: 04.2016
Date Uploaded: 06.2016
Photo Location: India
Camera: ILCE-6000
Copyright: © Manash Ray
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