Priest blesses devotees by placing foot on their heads
Khurda: In a shocking incident, devotees were seen sitting in a row with a priest placing his foot on their heads to bless them during Vahana Puja on Vijaya Dasami. The incident took place at Banpur in Khurda district.
The video of the devotees undergoing this humiliating ritual has gone viral on social media.
As age-old tradition, devotees worship their vehicles on Vijaya Dasami. They clean their vehicles and then offer puja. A symbol of the Swastik is drawn with vermillion and the vehicle is worshipped.