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"Dondi" The Act Of Penance.

West Bengal, Kolkata. "Dondi" is a ritual that is belief and faith on god. Which is very realistic to religious people. Lie down on their faces on the road at every couple of steps to reach for the Sitala Temple, with the belief that offering prayer in such a rigorous way will please the Goddess and she will save them from unforeseen diseases and hurdles in life. Here the Woman and her son were doing this act on a road crossing where Signal turns red and traffic Halts "IN The Name of God".

TAGS: Devotee, Hardship, India, Kolkata, People, Religion

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Kolkata, India
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© Manash Ray.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2015
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Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: June 28, 2015, 12:43 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 1100D
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/640
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO400
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