Prayer at the Temple

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    I found this woman praying at the temple in Orccha, India. I was there during a spiritual festival. The Hindu people would walk around the temple several times, stopping to place their head and hands against the wall in prayer. Other times, they would lay flat on the ground for 30 - 60 seconds. There are over 300 million gods in the Hindu religion. Orccha was my favorite town in India.

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    1. copperhorse 70 months ago | reply

      This is Perfect!

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    2. Kazooze 70 months ago | reply

      I see what caught your eye in this wonderful image, Dave! Great great find, my friend!

    3. olopez 70 months ago | reply

      Great capture Dave, wonderful scene and beautiful colours.

    4. Jordan_K 70 months ago | reply

      Excellent scene, wonderful pose

    5. leapin26 70 months ago | reply

      very well captured!

    6. gatorinsc 70 months ago | reply

      Dave you always have great subjects. Wonderful photo.

    7. s u c h y 70 months ago | reply

      another well captured moment.............get the travel bug everytime i visit your photostream! what's the next trip?

    8. VickerMonkee 70 months ago | reply

      Evocative image. Nice colors.

    9. aa_just_thowt 69 months ago | reply

      Colours create a wonderful composition.

    10. Ohiogram 69 months ago | reply

      Really love the color and composition

    11. Maggie's World ... 69 months ago | reply

      Fascinating in colour, texture and meaning...

    12. Farl 69 months ago | reply

      a dramatic and intense capture!

    13. Cleopatre 69 months ago | reply

      lovely intense moment... the colors are great!!!

    14. **Anik Messier** 69 months ago | reply

      I love this picture, and I wish I can visit (the real) India one day! ;-)

    15. fotoJENica 69 months ago | reply

      This is excellent.. very impressive! The color is also amazing!

    16. BlueOakPhotos 69 months ago | reply

      I like this one. Sometimes uncluttered compositions are the best. Thanks for your description, too.

    17. Lynn Fagerlie 68 months ago | reply

      Hi Dave! I saw this one when you posted, but haven't had time to comment. It's really stuck with me. Very powerful. Love your use of the negative space of the wall. Seems to convey more of a sense of the ceremony.

    18. Koshyk 50 months ago | reply

      Superb capture!

    19. jimmybondy 48 months ago | reply

      Shadows & light
      combined in a special transcendental way...

      Transcendental Lights&Shadows Please Post :)

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