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photo contest slideshow
Iceberg Lake from Iceberg Notch in Glacier National Park
South Indian women trying Kashmiri costume for first time
Art never sleeps
Devotion
Orangutan
California Sunset Romance
Landing
People praying for thier ancestors II
A Day on the Lake
Nenufares at Sunset
On the way to climb the highest peak of the lower 48.
Gifts
The leaves
Wrestlers in a local gym in Varanasi cooling off after a bout.
Unequal race..
Vardzia cave monastery and the Kura/Mtkvari valley, Southwest Georgia
American Dream & Magical Maternity
Freen whip snake
Penguin
A Hindu wandering monk, Sadhu, in the streets of Varanasi
Spiritual Leader
A female doctor was waiting for local bus at Farmgate, Dhaka
Red-crested pochard
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Gifts

Many Hindu men and women visit the pilgrims where they are worshipping at least once during the festival. By offering them gifts of food or money, they demonstrate their support of the devotees as well as their reverence for the sacred event.

TAGS: Nepal, Women

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Miyazaki, Japan
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2014
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2016, 3:15 a.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Kathmandu, Nepal