I interrupt the photo series of my California trip to post a couple of photos of Durga Puja, the biggest festival of Bengali Hindus. This is the time of the year when I miss my hometown the most. This year, we spent Durga Puja at St. Louis, Missouri.
This is my wife Poulami after completing the ritual of Sindur-khela (literally, vermilion-play) that takes place at the end of Durga Puja.
Thanks a lot to everyone who commented on my photos, or even stopped by for a visit. The comments have been pouring in pretty fast and I'm finding it increasingly difficult to reply to each individually. I'd rather spend that time in viewing others' photos and commenting there. But I do read each comment individually, and if you ask me something specific, I'll answer that.
RICOH , LTD. PENTAX K-1
45 mm (35mm equiv.)