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believers bathing into the Ganges river in Varanasi

This is one of the oldest and most important ritual in the Hindu tradition, that to go to the oldest Indian city of Varanasi in order to dive into the holy river. People depicted in the pictures represent a fast growing Indian middle class, whose moderns and high standards of life seem to be in contrast with their ancient creed.

TAGS: Change, City, Holy, India, River, Tradition

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 12.2016
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Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: May 22, 2017, 1:33 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Focal Length: 35mm
Shutter Speed: 1/320
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO200
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PHOTO LOCATION Varanasi, India