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    On 13th April , Bengalis celebrate “Neel Puja”. This puja or worship is done mainly by married woman who fast throughout the day and pour milk over the “Shiva Lingam” at a nearby Shiva Temple. The Puja is done to please the lord and get his blessings for her husband and children. They bring fire from nearby pond to the tample on their head and on the way their husband accompanied them. Women in a line follows each other to the tample.. The rituals end after extinguishing the fire...
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    Visually this is stunning. Fantastic use of ambient light to capture the mood of this scene. Your photo is so captivating — thank you for updating your caption to include details further explaining what I am looking at. This information really adds to my experience as I study this frame. Well done Jawed.

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    Date Taken: Apr 13, 2018
    Date Uploaded: Aug 3, 2018
    Camera: Canon EOS 6D
    Focal Length: 24 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/50 sec
    Aperture: f/4
    ISO: 6400
    Copyright: © Jawed Alam
    Categories: Culture, People, Places
    Assignments: Close Encounters