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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Haladi Festival India

The Vittal Birdev Annual Yatra, something that is not heard of, is celebrated at Pattan Kodoli village in Kolhapur district of Maharashtra attended by thousands of devotees coming from Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra . The festival is celebrated to offer prayers to the community diety of the shepherds, Shri Vittal Birdev, an incarnation of Lord Shiva. They consider that the festival and rituals would bring good fortune.

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© Hanif Tadvi.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2018
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Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2018, 4:04 a.m.
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Camera Model: ILCE-6300
Focal Length: 30mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160
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PHOTO LOCATION Kolhapur, India