20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Observance of Skull Worship

Observance of worshipping human skulls is executed by the priest on occasion of the religious folk festival, limited only in rural Bengal area. For the enactment of ritualistic folk drama, human skulls are inseparable part to be worshipped with deep belief.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: The village of Burdwan district, West Bengal., India
Camera: Canon EOS 70D
Copyright: © Mallar Sarkar