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Turmeric Anointment

The image was shot at Shravanbelagola,a little town in Karnataka ,during the "Mahamastakabhisekha" (Head anointment ceremony) of Lord Bahubali.The 80 ft high monolith of Lord Bahubali is anointed once in every 12 years with water,milk,turmeric,saffron and flower.As the turmeric bath begins,the devotees are exalted with religious fervour.

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Hooghly, India
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© Indranil Sengupta.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2018
Total Views: 11
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2019, 11:17 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D750
Focal Length: 80mm
Shutter Speed: 1/640
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO400
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PHOTO LOCATION Shravanbelagola, India