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Celebrating traditional rakher upobas festival with thousands of candles

During Kartik, “the holiest month” beginning every year with new moon in November,
thousands of Hindu devotees celebrates the feast of “Rakher Upobash”.
The followers of “Loknath” who is said to embody love in the Hindu tradition,
light small lamps and special incense asking for the betterment of their loved ones’ health.
They also fast in the name of “Rakh” hence the name “Rakher Upobash”. Also known as “Kartik broto”,
it is held on every Saturday and Tuesday of those 15 days
Fasting and praying the gods, sitting before the Shri Shri Loknath Brahammachari Ashram, among the Swami Bhag temple near Dhaka.Bangladesh.

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