Artist bio

Muhammad Amdad Hossain was born in Chittagong,Bangladesh. He has an utter passion for photography and photography has been his passion. As a photographer, his essential aim is to capture the moments of life and give them significance by making them static in time. He loves to travel and be in different places, meet new people, and enjoy the experience that photography offers, which is to capture Earth's beautiful and awe-inspiring moments. He also loves to experiment with his photography. He has taken part in many International Photography contests and till now he has won more than 150+ international photography awards. His photographs was published in more than 100 different international newspaper & magazine include Daily Observer, New Age,Daily sun, The Independent,The Guardian(London), Chiiz Magazine(India), 121 .com (India), Insider, Wikipedia, Peta Pixel, Forbes,Ze.TT(Germany), Geographical, Life Gate,The Irish Sun,PNA Hoboctn,National Geographic,Spider's Web, The objective,Watson(Switzerland), RND,UP Magazine,TV 2, P'UBLLCO (Portugal), Protagon.GR, Agrofy News, Youthled,Wanderlust Magazine, Whalbone magazine(USA), Icaruscomplex Magazines, Flora Fiction Literary Magazine(USA), AP Magazine (UK), Huffpost (UK), Deccan Herald (Delhi), The National News, FirstPost, MSN, Esquire, Sputnik France, Detiklnet, Sputnik News, Yahoo (UK), x99News, FirstPost, Todayuknews, NewsoTime, Hcabarbieri News, Ria Russia, Guncelkal, The Daily Star (BD), MSN, HeadTopics, Elespectador, BBC Science Focus Magazine, GreenMe Magazine, MoneyControl, DiyPhotography Magazine, Design You Trust, loveExploring Magazine, 2oceansvibe, SuccesslifeLounge Magazine, Greenme Magazine, xatakafoto, DWrong Magazine.


Pray and Hope



Artist Statement

Every year thousands of Hindu devotees gather in front of Shri Shri Lokenath Brahmachari Ashram temple for the Kartik Brati or Rakher Upobash religious festival in Barodi, Near Dhaka, Bangladesh. Faithful sit in front of candles light ( named locally as Prodip ) and absorb in prayer.

Lokenath Brahmachari who is called Baba Lokenath was an 18th Century Hindu saint and philosopher in Bengal. Hindu worshipers fast and pray in earnest to the gods for their favors during the traditional ritual called Kartik Brati or Rakher Upobash.Barodi, near Dhaka, Bangladesh.

How it fits into contest

The spiritual warfare is very well described in Paul's letter to the Ephesians, 6:12. In order to face this battle, we must first pray and be aware of the power God has given us to fight with our spiritual weapons. The subject matter in the picture is God's spiritual warfare or prayer, which coincides with the competition topic.

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