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Religious Fasting Festival Rakher Upobash

Thousand of Hindu devotee’s sit on the floor to worship with lights (Prodip) and pray to Gods in front of Shri Shri Lokanath Brahmachar Ashram and temple during their fasting program called Kartik Brati or Rakher Upobash at Barodi,Narayangonj,Bangladesh. Lokenath Brahmachari who is called Baba Lokenath or simply Lokenath was an 18th Century Hindu saint and philosopher in Bengal.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2019
Date Uploaded: 07.2019
Photo Location: Khulsi-4225, Chittagong., Bangladesh
Camera: NIKON D3200
Copyright: © Kazi Md. Jahirul Islam