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God Shiva's Temple festival in Jejuri.

Devotees carrying the palki, sedan chair, of Shiva. The Shiva's Temple, known as Khandoba locally, is a very famous temple situated in the town of Jejuri, in Maharashtra, India. Every year on the day of Somvati Amavasya - a no moon day - thousands of devotees arrives at the temple. The festival's main ritual is offering of turmeric powder by the devotees.

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2016
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 20, 2016, 6:24 a.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D7000
Focal Length: 86mm
Shutter Speed: 1/800
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PHOTO LOCATION Jejuri, India