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The festival mood?

By Rob Boler

Rathayatra is a religious festival, one of many celebrated in Leicester by its different faiths. A massive wooden chariot is pulled by believers & other revellers from the city centre to Cossington Park, a distance of at least a mile. Along the route, praying / blessing the chariot, & dancing / chanting occur. Not only by Hindus however, as everyone is encouraged to participate in the occasion. The image shows how the Hindu faith is taken to the community, a community as wide as humanity itself.

The festival mood?