Floating Prayer

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Photo and caption by Abhijit Paul

Kartik Purnima is a Hindu holy day celebrated on the full moon day or the fifteenth lunar day of Kartik (November–December). It is sometimes called Deva-Diwali or Deva-Deepawali - the festival of lights of the gods. This photo was taken during holy bath on Kartik Purnima in Varanasi. A devotee is carrying a prayer candle during holy bath.

Location: River Ganges, Varanasi, India


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