Madhav Narayan Madhav Narayan observances: Ghat entrance. Another group of musicians. Women bathing at the river’s edge. The white shroud at the left is a corpse awaiting ritual washing and cremation. Devotees standing around a fire. The devotees say prayers by the river before walking into town to start their procession. The devotees roll toward the river as women lay down white sheets ahead of them. Rolling. Some devotees do a form of salutation instead of rolling. The path leads down to the river. The devotees continue their roll or salutations down to the water’s edge and then climb in. They wait … Then, at the signal, they dive in. Lots of splashing and bathing. The devotees offer prayers. Show’s over.