hindu man with machete

Hindu religious ceremony in La Reunion french island (Indian Ocean)

The guy holding the big machete is in some sort of trance.­ Later in the ceremony he cut the head off a live sacrificial goat, then walked bare feet on a long bed of burning charcoals.­ Intense!

This photo was published by the french PHOTO magazine.­

ceremony hindu la reunion machete religion reunion island turban

Photos that are currently not in any other album.­

Photos shot on film, and later scanned /­ digitalized from the negative or slide.­