Kadaklakshmi - Street performer in Mumbai

art Jan 2, 2013

Kadaklakshmi - Street performer in Mumbai by ashubij

Kadaklakshmi – Street performer in Mumbai. Members of the Kadaklakshmi nomadic community earn their living by a violent tradition of flagellating themselves. Hailing from a small village called Veer in Pune district in Maharashtra, this tribe worships a goddess named Kadak Lakshmi and hence, their name

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Ashutosh Bijoor

Adventurer, cyclist, musician, mathematician, data architect

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