Devadasi: Red and White, Colors of Dedication.

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upon dedication to the yellamma goddess, girls are given a strand of red and white beads to symbolize their status as a devadasi.

In the Devadasi: Of Dedicated Bondage photo essay.

4 responses

  • Karen Zimmerman

    Karen Zimmerman gave props (22 May 2010):

    Powerful how such an innocent strand of beads condemns a woman to this life...

  • Richard Seah

    Richard Seah gave props (23 May 2010):

    I like this pix best of all in the Devadasi essay. Had great air of mystery!

  • Debraj Bhattacharya

    Debraj Bhattacharya gave props (25 May 2010):

    amazing shots...liked this one the most...cheers...

  • Vidyavati Chandan

    Vidyavati Chandan gave props (6 Jun 2010):

    beautiful

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