Shaping the Goddess

Category: People

 

Photo and caption by purba rudra

This picture was taken during the summer of 2012 in Kumartuli, a famous potters' colony, in Kolkata, India. Idols of gods and goddesses are made in Kumartuli for various festivals and pujas. Here he is shaping the face of goddess Kali, months ahead of the actual festival, because once the festival season begins it gets really busy.

Location: Kolkata, West Bengal, India

 

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