Devadasi: Fatherless Children Fated for Dedication

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© rachelrobichaux
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UploadedMay 13, 2010
TakenMay 7, 2010
MakeCanon
ModelCanon EOS 20D
Exposure1/160 sec at f/8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length40 mm
ISO100
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This girl's mother is a Devadasi. The children of Devadasis are illegitimate. They are fatherless. Nameless.

Without proper intervention, most will end up as Devadasis.

In the Devadasi: Of Dedicated Bondage photo essay.

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  • Karen Zimmerman

    Karen Zimmerman gave props (22 May 2010):

    Truly heartbreaking...what a beautiful image of this young girl and her brothers (?)

  • Alicia Raynor

    Alicia Raynor gave props (22 May 2010):

    My heart goes out to these girls and their mothers. Wonderful picture! even in the situation shes in she can still smile, that is a comforting thought.

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