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Ripon Barua

Prayer and Meditation

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Common to all religions is time spent either in quiet personal communion with, and appeal to, one’s God, or in meditation, seeking to still the workings of the mind and experience one’s consciousness more simply. Photographing people in these private acts of devotion and contemplation is not always easy, but creates powerful imagery that reminds us of the importance of religion to so many in the world.

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Entries closed
27 August 2021

27 August 2021 to 5 September 2021

Winners announced
5 September 2021

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