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Tarpana, a Libation for Late

Libation of holy water, Black Sesame, etc. while chanting 'Mantra ' in remembrance of the ancestors in Hindu religion is called "Tarpana".In a fixed day during Autumn, people flock to their nearby Ghat of Ganges or similar holy river for such pray.Here the dress code of the priest in white shirt and undressed followers seems a nice pattern and break. The devotion of the struggling followers for group chanting with priest holding black sesame in hand as offering creates an interesting moment.

TAGS: Devotion, India, Prayer

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2017
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 30, 2017, 2 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D750
Focal Length: 48mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f13
ISO: ISO100
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