River Gypsies

Bede or Beday is a nomadic ethnic group of Bangladesh. They are also known as Manta. The Bede traditionally live, travel, and earn their living on the river, which has given them the name of “Water Gypsy” or “River Gypsy.” Bede people are similar to gypsy people. They travel in groups and never stay in…

Mazar – Sanctuary

Mazars (shrines)  in Bangladesh  are home to religious devotees who flock from all over to pay respects and pray. Many devotees believe that their prayers will reach its goal sooner if they come and pray at these mazars. They make sacrificial offerings, donate money and pray for their loved one to recover from disease or…