15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
A Hindu pilgrim in front of a roadside temple in the Laxmanjhula area of Rishikesh,India
Rishikesh has long been a popular place for Indian pilgrims and international spiritual seekers. Thousands of pilgrims come here everyday from different regions of India and make a round of the multitude of temples and ashrams located on the banks of the holy Ganga river. This lady is part of such a group of pilgrims from the state of Rajasthan.
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||Nov. 29, 2017, 10:41 a.m.
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