Durga Puja 2016 10.1

A few weeks after photographing Krishna Janmashtami, the Bhutanese community was celebrating Durga Puja, the annual Hindu festival that celebrates worship of the Hindu mother goddess, Durga. It was held in the basement of a community center. There were lots of food and blessings. Even in an old, dim basement, you could fill the light…

9.15 Krishna Janmashtami – Lord Krishna’s Birthday

Through volunteering with the AALV, I have had the opportunity to photograph community events and festivals being celebrated by Burlington’s refugee and immigrant populations. Every time I attend an event, I am uplifted and humbled. It is powerful to watch a group of people coming together and celebrating their cultural traditions so far away from…