The Energetic Religious Festivals Of Bangladesh

Remembering
In a Christian graveyard, a Christian girl is burning candles to God for the Remembering of their relative souls. This Christian festival All Souls’ Day is a day of almsgiving and prayers for the dead. The intent is for the living to assist those in purgatory.
Dhaka

 

Documentary and Fine Arts Photographer Gobinda Paul is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his ‘Cultural‘ gallery.  To see Gobinda’s body of work click on any image.

 

Colors of God
A Bangladeshi Hindu Boy takes part in the Krishna Janmashtami festival celebration. The festival marks the birth of Lord Krishna.
Dhaka

 

Rakhar Upabash
Hindu men and women worship God in the hope of salvation, by lighting the lamps of ghee. And this festival is celebrated on Saturdays and Tuesdays of the month of Kartik (November).
Barodi Narayanganj

 

Maha Navami Celebration
Two Bangladeshi Hindu boys freestyle dancing takes part in the festival Maha Navami celebration. The festival is a biggest festival in the Bangladeshi Hindu religion which marks the Durga puja.
Sherpur

 

Holi Festival of Colors
The Holi festival traditionally celebrates the victory of good over evil. It is associated with many legends, including the story of Holika. Many people believe that this holiday shows that the devotion of Hindu people can augment the power of Lord Vishnu. This celebration also honours Lord Krishna, a reincarnation of Lord Vishnu.
Dhaka

 

Bipodtarini Puja
In order to overcome all the calamities, believers in Hinduism worshiped the Bipodtarini Devi and after the worshiped all Hindu woman throw the burning lamp at the river.
Dhaka

 

Rakhar Upabash
Hindu men and women worship God in the hope of salvation, by lighting the lamps of ghee. And this festival is celebrated on Saturdays and Tuesdays of the month of Kartik (November).
Barodi Narayanganj

 

Bijoya Dashami Celebration
A Bangladeshi Hindu girl dancing with Clay pot takes part in the Bijoya Dashami festival celebration. The festival is a biggest festival in the Bangladeshi Hindu religion which marks the Durga puja.
Sherpur

 

The little God is preparing
A Bangladeshi Hindu girl takes part in the Krishna Janmashtami festival celebration.
Dhaka

 

Kali Puja
Kali Puja, also known as Shyama Puja or Mahanisha Puja, is a festival dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali, celebrated on the new moon day of the Hindu month Kartik(November).
Dhaka

 

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