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A painful celebration

I captured the photograph from a interior village of West Bengal during Charak festival . Charak Puja (also known as Nil Puja) is a Hindu folk festival. This is actually a festival to satisfy "Lord Shiva”. The preparation phase usually starts before one month of the day. After end of one month ritual devotees took vow for sacrificing their body with a painful celebration to satisfy “Lord Shiva”. Here the person vow was piercing the iron pins into his body and get a big pain.

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Kolkata, India
Member since 2017
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© Mayukh Mitra.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2017
Total Views: 13
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2017, noon
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D3200
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/25
Aperture: f3.5
ISO: ISO6400
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