Extraordinary

Indian and Nepal by Skanda Gautam

Skanda Gautam is a photojournalist from Kathmandu, Nepal. At the moment he works in the national daily newspaper “The Himalayan Times” In February this year Skanda visited the festival of Maha Shivaratri at the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu (Nepal). In his pictures we see colorful and solemn portraits of holy people of India and Nepal who smoke marijuana and pray to the Hindu god Shiva. Their faces are covered with bright paint and ash.

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