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16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Religious Festival

Followers of 18th-century Hindu saint Baba Lokenath Brahmachari observe a ritual known as Kartik Brati or Rakher Upobash every Tuesday and Saturday during the last 15 days of Bengali month of Kartik (October-November) at Lokenath temples. After a day of fasting, devotees gather in the evening, surrounded by food and lamps called prodip, to break their fast and pray for the wellbeing of relatives.

This photo is a finalist in the Travel category of our 16th Annual Photo Contest. See all 60 finalists here.

TAGS: Bangladesh, Candle, Evening, Festival, Light

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Dhaka, Bangladesh
Member since 2018
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Photo of the Day: 03.21.19 Editors' Pick Finalist
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© ANINDITA ROY.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2018
Total Views: 11085
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D5500
Focal Length: 48mm
Shutter Speed: 1/13
Aperture: f5
ISO: ISO500
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