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Happy plants underneath a pink sky.
The flower market in Dadar, Mumbai
Behind the Curtain
Holy Bath
Candle light offering
Moving jungle...
Whiskers Lit
The Rhythm of Life
Ladybird
Shadow of novices
Saker Falcon
Messenger of the Gods
Paddling at Bowman Lake
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
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Messenger of the Gods

After finishing their ritual bath and offering prayers to the gods, the devotees crowd a fire prepared by the men attendants. According to ancient Hindu texts the god of fire, Agni, is conceptualized as existing on three levels: on earth as fire, in the atmosphere as lightning, and in the sky as the sun. Agni is considered the mouth of the gods.

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Date Taken: 02.2014
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PHOTO LOCATION Kathmandu, Nepal