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Jain nuns are having fun with their elderly mataji (mother) while they are busy plucking her hair. These nuns eat once a day, sleep on a plank, pluck their hair by hand, avoid hurting the worms and insects to observe non-violence and maintain an austere life.

TAGS: Festival, India, Ritual

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Suri, India
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© Somenath Mukhopadhyay.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2018
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Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2019, 5:24 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 16mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160
Aperture: f5.6
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PHOTO LOCATION Shravanabelagola, Karnataka, India, India