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Ramnami Devotion

The Ramnamis are followers of the Hindu god Ram. Being at the bottom of India's caste system, they were refused access to temples. To show their devotion in a different way, they started tattooing the name of Lord Ram all over their faces and bodies.

TAGS: India, Tattoo

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Member since 2018
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© Charles Fourtree.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2016
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 24, 2018, 1:49 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D750
Focal Length: 60mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160
Aperture: f2.8
ISO: ISO400
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