An Indian artist smokes as he takes a break while preparing idols of Hindu goddess Durga ahead of the Durga Puja festival in New Delhi. During this festival, the goddess is worshipped for her mythological victory over the evil forces.
An Indian craftsman works on statues of Hindu gods and goddesses for the upcoming festival of Durga Puja at a workshop in Guwahati
An Indian artist gives final touches to an idol of Hindu goddess Durga ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Hyderabad.
Artisans from the Indian state of Kolkata prepare idols of Hindu gods and goddesses for the upcoming Durga Puja festival, at a workshop in Allahabad. The festival of Durga will be celebrated from Sept. 30 till Oct.
An Indian artist prepares the mud sculpture of a demon to go along with an idol of Hindu goddess Durga being prepared at a workshop for the upcoming Durga Puja festival, in New Delhi.