Rakher Upabas at Loknath Temple at Barodi
Photo of the Day: March 30, 2013. An Editors’ Pick from our 2012 Photo Contest.
Photo and caption by Md. akhlas Uddin (Sylhet, Bangladesh); Photographed November 01, 2012, Sonargaon, Narayanganj, Bangladesh
In Bangladesh Hindu religions people it calls Rakher Upabas. During the ritual of Rakher Upabas (fast) people from Hindu community observe this three-day in every evening long ritual by lighting a lamp and keep fast until the lamp burns out. Loknath Dham is a praying and worshiping center of the follower and believer of “Baba Loknath”. He is one of the greatest saints in the Hindu religion and preached to his followers
“When ever you are in danger, Remember Me, I will save you.”
This worshiping ceremony starts from the evening time and continues for two or three hours. The devotees pray with spiritual concentration for fulfilling their good wishes.