From Sociological Images: In fact, head covering is a form of religious garb in many sub-cultures. Some of these subcultures require head covering all of the time, and others only during religious rituals.
The Seven Most Unusual Religious Rituals And Beliefs
The Grishneshwar Temple in Indian state of Maharashtra is the site of a very unusual – and potentially dangerous – religious ritual. As the name suggests, babies between the ages of one and two are thrown from a 50-foot tower, with men positioned beneath to catch the babies on sheets. The 700 year old ceremony is believed to make children more intelligent, luckier and healthier and is practiced by both Muslims and Hindus in the region.
Ganges Puja Varanasi, India - Varanasi Ganga or Ganges River, India - The pictures capture the sights of Hindu religious rituals performed by pilgrims at various ghats on the Ganges river banks. The ghat during early morning is buzz of activity - the holy bathing by men and women, religious chanting, worship, head shaving, et al - by thousands of visiting pilgrims. - #photo #camera #travel photography #travel #photographer