AsiaB&WStoryGanga Sagar by Kaushik Dolui

India is blessed with diverse culture and each region has its own traditional and festivals they celebrate with proud and joy. Gangasagar Mela, spiritual and cultural event is one of such festival of India celebrated mid January every year attracts thousands of pilgrimage from all around the country.
142811 min

CALL FOR ENTRIES #11

DEADLINE: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2020
HoursMinutesSeconds

India is blessed with diverse culture and each region has its own traditional and festivals they celebrate with proud and joy. Gangasagar Mela, spiritual and cultural event is one of such festival of India celebrated mid January every year attracts thousands of pilgrimage from all around the country.

The hosting state of West Bengal receives this fair with great pride and with devout. Held during the winter time, it finds thousands of devotees coming over to seek righteousness at Sagar Island’s southern tip in West Bengal. This is an annual gathering of Hindu pilgrims who look forward to this day. Ganga is regarded as the holiest river in Hindu religion. It is said that by taking a holy dip in her lap, it cleanses your sin. This is the reason why it is held during the winters. The water is cold but the devotees still take the dip to find renaissance as it is the most auspicious day in every year. Gangasagar Mela is regarded as the second largest throng fair in human history (Kumbha Mela is said to hold the highest number of pilgrims in India). Gangasagar fair is primarily a Hindu festive. It is said that the Gangasagar has seen its importance from Mahabharata time. The virtue of purification of soul and evil deeds appealed every Hindu, and they practice the same. I tried to capture some religious activities during my visit in every year on the auspicious time of holy dip.

Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui
Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui

Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui
Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui

Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui
Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui

Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui
Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui

Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui
Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui

Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui
Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui

Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui
Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui

Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui
Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui

Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui
Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui

Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui
Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui

Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui
Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui

Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui
Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui

Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui
Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui

Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui
Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui

Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui
Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui

Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui
Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui

Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui
Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui

Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui
Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui

Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui
Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui

Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui
Ganga Sagar | Kaushik Dolui

 



Legal Note: The photographer attest that have full authorization to give consent to the publication of these photos or project and have the authorization and permissions of third parties. Guarantees that you have all the necessary communications of property and you have obtained all the necessary authorizations for any property, buildings, architecture, structures or sculptures appearing in your photographs.

Digital Edition

ISSUE 11

Published Photographers

Ovi D.Pop | Alice Zilberberg | Jose Inazio Kuesta | Patty Carroll | Henry Fernando | Andrea Torrei

https://www.dodho.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/qq4.png
300x250

With ON1 Photo RAW you get the professional photo editing tools every photographer needs to get professional results while keeping your workflow.

https://www.dodho.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Get-PAID-FOR-YOUR-WORK-1.png

ImageRights provides intelligent image search and copyright enforcement services to photo agencies and professional photographers worldwide.

https://www.dodho.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/PH5.jpg

Get instant access to over 120 in-depth tutorials for all skill levels, the ability to stream anywhere from any mobile device, and access to our exclusive library.

https://www.dodho.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Landscape-and-Nature-dPS-Photography-Course-300x250-1.jpg

Landscape photography is one of the most challenging genres and disciplines to learn, and the costs of getting it wrong can be disappointing

Latest Stories

DODHO MAGAZINE
* We hate spam and never share your details.
Thank You. We will contact you as soon as possible.
Magazine: contact@dodho.com
Submission: submission@dodho.com
Management: management@dodho.com
Advertising: advertising@dodho.com
08008 - BARCELONA