14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Woman bathing in the Ganges River
For people of the Hindu religion, the most holy place in the world is the Ganges River. To visit and bath in the sacred Ganges is the high point of many peoples life. This lady, along with thousands of others were bathing in the water at the break of day, just as the sun was rising.
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||Nov. 27, 2016, 11:10 a.m.