Indian Priests are usually known to bless their devotees by placing their hands over their heads or by giving them blessed food. But one temple priest is doing something different.
A temple priest in Odisha uses his feet to bless his devotees. Yep, you read that right, his feet.
A temple priest in Odisha places his foot over the heads of his devotees to bless them.
But is it really a blessing? Because the devotees can be seen cleaning their heads after the priest would bless them.
In a video that was shot by a resident of Odisha, it shows a number of people sitting on the side of a busy road, while waiting for the priest to bless them.
— ANI (@ANI) October 10, 2019
In the video, you can see the temple priest placing his feet on the head.
The video was shared by ANI, a news agency, and they said it was shot on Vijayadashami.
After the priest blesses the devotees, you can see the devotees cleaning their heads by padding off the dirt.
As some clean, others bow down so they could be blessed.
The video was filmed in Banpur, which is a small area located in Khorda District.
Do you think it’s right for a priest to bless his devotees by using his feet?