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It is the first day of Eid al-Adha in Kabul, Afghanistan and traffic congested as families make their way home to slaughter their goat, sheep or even cow to commemorate the willingness of Abraham (Ibrahim) to sacrifice his son Ishmael (Isma'il) as an act of obedience to God, before God intervened to provide him with a sheep— to sacrifice instead. This little girl stares from her window seat at me with suspicion, shortly before her mother pulls back her headscarf and gives a reassuring, kind smile of respect.
Participant in the Day of the Dead festival at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
We arrived in Chachapoyas main square with the perfect light to get this shot done. My dad was impressed that even though the street was packed with people I managed to get only a few in my shot ;)
The Rainbow Bridge connects the U.S. and Canada across the Niagara River a few hundred meters below the American Falls and Horseshoe Falls. This photo, taken from the Canadian side, shows how the bridge got its name.
In Hindu religion, Goddess Duga happens to be married to Lord Shiva. Worshiping of Goddess Durga is the largest celebration in the state of West Bengal in India which goes on for 4 days each year. At the end of the 4th day, Goddess Durga is supposed to be returning back. For Hindu women, marks of red powder (Sindoor) on their fore-head resemble that they are married and this is considered to be sacered by the religion. When Goddess Durga returns home after 4 days on Earth, every married woman bid farewell to the Goddess by putting this red powder (Sindoor) on Her forehead, wishing her a long married lifem as they invite her back to Earth next year. This occasion has now become a part of this huge celebration for all. In this photo one finds an American lady dancing with the crowd smeared with the red powder (Sindoor) ... Such is the spirit created during this Celebration .. This photograph was taken by me on 24th October 2012 ...