15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Om (ॐ) is a sacred sound and a spiritual icon in Indian religions.It is also a mantra in Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism.Om is one of the most important spiritual symbols, means "soul" (self within)
and the white and blue saree of missionaries of charity is an universal sign of "mother" or "motherly"
Both of the signs can be used universally in sacredness.
The photo is captured during Dev-Deepawali (festival of lights, which is also believed to sweep away all the darkness)
© Sandipa Malakar.
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||Nov. 13, 2017, 8:27 a.m.
||Canon EOS 6D