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Few devotees are seen inside Naka Hindola Gurudwara as a priest offers prayers on the occasion of Vaisakhi, during the nationwide lockdown in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Lucknow.

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Priests perform pooja to mitigate coronavirus pandemic at Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD), in Chennai.

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Muslims circumambulate the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Few worshippers were allowed to enter after dawn prayers to circumambulate the Kaaba over fears of coronavirus.

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Jain sadhvis pose for a photograph during their visit at Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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Priests offer prayers holding a portrait of U.S. President Donald Trump in New Delhi. The prayer event was held by Hindu Sena for a successful Trump visit and for world peace.

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Members of the Hindu Sena perform 'Hawan' on the occasion of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to India, in New Delhi.

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Devotees worship a Shivling, a representation of Hindu god Shiva, at a temple during Shivratri festival, or the night of Shiva, in Kolkata.

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Devotees worship a Shivling, a representation of Hindu god Shiva, at a temple during Shivratri festival, or the night of Shiva, in Kolkata.

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Priests offer prayers to a Shivling, a representation of Hindu god Shiva, during Shivratri festival at Keesaragutta on the outskirts of Hyderabad.

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Devotees perform rituals in front of a shivling, a representation of Hindu god Shiva, during Shivratri festival at Keesaragutta on the outskirts of Hyderabad.

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Devotees performs ritual in front of a Shivling, a representation of god Shiva, during Shivratri festival in Jammu. Shivaratri, or the night of Shiva, is dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva, the god of death and destruction.

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Devotees wait to offer prayers to Lord Shiva on the occasion of Maha Shivratri festival, at Aap Shambhu Temple in Jammu.

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Devotees stand in queues to offer prayer at the Lord Lingaraj temple on the occasion of Maha Shivratri festival in Bhubaneswar.

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Devotees offer prayers at a temple of Lord Shiva on the occasion of 'Maha Shivratri' in Jammu.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath performs 'abhishek' of Lord Shiva on the occasion of 'Maha Shivratri' at Gorakhnath Math in Gorakhpur.

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A clay artist gives finishing touches to an idol of Lord Shiva ahead of ‘Maha Shivratri’, in Kolkata.

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Russian devotees perform 'pind-daan' rituals, for salvation of ancestral souls, at Devghat in Gaya.

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A crow looks for eatables after Hindu devotees performed rituals on the auspicious day of Magh Purnima on the bank of Hooghly river in Kolkata. Hundreds of thousands of devout Hindus are expected to take holy dips in the Ganges River during the astronomically auspicious period of over 45 days.

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Devotees offer prayers after taking a holy dip in river Ganga on "Magh Purnima' during the ongoing one-month-long annual traditional Hindu fair 'Magh Mela' at Sangam (the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna, and the mythical Saraswati), in Prayagraj (Allahabad).

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Devotees throng the historic Sri Brahadeeswara temple for 'Kumbabishekam', in Thanjavur. The shrine, popularly known as 'big temple', is a world heritage monument and it was constructed by emperor Raja Raja of the mighty Chola dynasty 1010 years ago. The temple is devoted to Lord Shiva.

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Priests perform rituals during the Kumbabishekam, a consecration ceremony, at the historic Sri Brahadeeswara temple in Thanjavur.

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Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh state Yogi Adityanath, center, takes a dip with others at the Sangam, the confluence of three sacred rivers - the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati, on Basant Panchami day at the annual traditional fair of Magh Mela in Prayagraj.

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UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath performs Ganga Arti after taking a holy dip on the auspicious day of 'Basant Panchami' during Ganga Yatra, in Prayagraj. UP BJP Chief Swatantra Dev Singh and Minister of State Dr Mahendra Singh are also seen.

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Hindu devotees take a holy dip at Sangam on the occasion of Mauni Amavasya during Magh Mela festival, in Prayagraj.

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Devotees perform Tor-Gya, a monastic dance at Tawang monastery in Tawang.

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Devotees take a holy dip at Sangam on the occasion of Mauni Amavasya during Magh Mela festival, in Prayagraj.

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Devotees dry their clothes after a holy dip at Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges, Yamuna, and mythical Saraswati a on "Mauni Amavasya" the third and the most auspicious date of bathing during the annual month long religious fair "Magh Mela" in Prayagraj.

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A devotee offers prayers after taking holy dip at the Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges and Yamuna rivers, on 'Mauni Amavasya' or new moon day, the third and the most auspicious date of bathing during the annual month long religious fair "Magh Mela" in Prayagraj.

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An aerial view of Sangam, the confluence of River Ganga Yamuna and mythological Saraswati, as devotees gather to take a holy dip on the occasion of Mauni Amavasya during Magh Mela festival, in Prayagraj.

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An aerial view of Sangam, the confluence of River Ganga Yamuna and mythological Saraswati, as devotees gather to take a holy dip on the occasion of Mauni Amavasya during Magh Mela festival, in Prayagraj.

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Devotees arrive to take a holy dip at Sangam on the occasion of Mauni Amavasya during Magh Mela festival, in Prayagraj.

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A Russian Orthodox worshipper bathes in a barrel of Holy Water during a traditional Epiphany celebration in Moscow's downtown, Russia. Across Russia, the devout and the daring are observing the Orthodox Christian feast day of Epiphany by immersing themselves in frigid water through holes cut through the ice of lakes and rivers. Epiphany celebrates the revelation of Jesus Christ as the incarnation of God through his baptism in the River Jordan.

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Christian Orthodox believers jump in the icy water of the Sava river in Belgrade, Serbia. Serbian Orthodox Church followers plunged into icy rivers and ponds across the country to mark the upcoming Epiphany, cleansing themselves with water deemed holy for the day.

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Half-naked shrine parishioners using wooden pots throw cold water on themselves during an annual cold-endurance festival at the Kanda Myojin Shinto shrine in Tokyo. Pouring cold water on their bodies is believed to purify their souls.

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Sadhus take part in religious procession on the occasion of Jagadguru Ramanandacharya's birth anniversary during the ongoing one-month-long annual traditional Hindu fair 'Magh Mela' at Sangam the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna, and the mythical Saraswati, in Prayagraj

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A Sadhu performs rituals after taking a dip in the Sangam, the meeting point of the Ganges and the Yamuna rivers, on the auspicious Paush Purnima day during the annual traditional Magh Mela fair in Prayagraj. Hundreds of thousands of devout Hindus are expected to take holy dips at the confluence during the astronomically auspicious period of over 45 days celebrated as Magh Mela.

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Devotees offer prayers on the occasion of Paush Purnima outside Kalimath Temple in Jabalpur.

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Devotees from Maharashtra and Karnataka take part in the Khandoba Yatra at Pal Village in Karad, Maharashtra.

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Pilgrims arrive at Babughat transit camp on their way to Gangasagar, in Kolkata.

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Devotees from Maharashtra perform 'pind-daan' rituals for the salvation of their ancestors after taking holy dip at Sangam, in Prayagraj.

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Devotees queue to offer prayers on the first day of the New Year 2020 at Kali Mata Temple in Jammu

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Jain devotees visit Assi Ghat during their Atma Shanti Yatra, in Varanasi

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Devotees from Sydney being ordinated as buddhist nun under the sacred Bodhi tree, in Bodh Gaya

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Devotees perform a traditional bathing ritual during the solar eclipse as they stand in the waters of Banganga Tank in Mumbai.

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Devotees take holy dip at Brahma Sarovar during the solar eclipse, in Kurukshetra.

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Actress Janvi Kapoor performs 'aarti' at the banks of River Ganga in Varanasi.

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Dancers perform the "Morenada" during a parade in honor of "Jesus del Gran Poder," or Jesus of Great Power in La Paz, Bolivia. Devotees celebrating the local cultural events' inclusion into the UNESCO world heritage list take to the streets of La Paz to celebrate the "Jesus of the Great Power" annual religious festival.

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Devotees perform rituals on the occasion of moksha-ekadashi at the bank of River Ganga, in Varanasi.

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Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi performs Umrah at Makkah Mukaramma (Makkah-Medinah), Mecca.

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Devotees stand in queues to offer prayers at Lord Ayyappa temple, in Sabarimala

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Devotees attend the Mahamastakabhisheka festival at Gommatagiri in Mysore district.

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das offers 'chaadar' at the the tomb of Baba Resaldaar Baba Majaar on the last day of annual Urs, in Ranchi

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Former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott washes utensil, performing 'seva', at Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) to mark the 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev, in Amritsar.

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Indian cricket team's Head Coach Ravi Shastri offers rituals at Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple, in Ujjain

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A devotee wears the 'sacred chain' at a temple before their pilgrimage to Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala, in Chennai. The Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala opened for the annual Mandala-Makaravilakku puja on Saturday.

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A devotee wears the 'sacred chain' at a temple before their pilgrimage to Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala, in Chennai. The Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala opened for the annual Mandala-Makaravilakku puja on Saturday.

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A devotee wears the 'sacred chain' at a temple before their pilgrimage to Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala, in Chennai. The Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala opened for the annual Mandala-Makaravilakku puja on Saturday.

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Police personnel assist devotees to climb up the 18 sacred steps of the Lord Ayyappa temple on the 1st day of Malayalam month of 'Vrischikom,' in Sabarimala

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Outgoing CJI Ranjan Gogoi pays obeisance at Lord Venkateswara temple in Tirupati

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Outgoing CJI Ranjan Gogoi with his wife Rupanjali after paying tributes at Lord Venkateswara temple in Tirupati.

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Devotees stand in a queue to offer prayers at Lord Ayyappa temple on the 1st day of Malayalam month of 'Vrischikom,' in Sabarimala.

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Outgoing Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi with his wife Rupanjali Gogoi in a group photo in front of the Srivari Temple, at Tirumala in Tirupati.

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Outgoing Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi with his wife Rupanjali Gogoi at the hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara, at Tirumala in Tirupati

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Outgoing Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi seeks blessings from the holy elephant at the hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara, at Tirumala in Tirupati

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Devotees arrive at the Lord Ayyappa temple that opened today for the two-month long Mandala-Makaravillakku pilgrimage season, in Sabarimala.

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Devotees arrive at the Lord Ayyappa temple that opened today for the two-month long Mandala-Makaravillakku pilgrimage season, in Sabarimala.

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Sabarimala: Devotees arrive at the Lord Ayyappa temple that opened today for the two-month long Mandala-Makaravillakku pilgrimage season, in Sabarimala.

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Devotees arrive at the Lord Ayyappa temple that opened today for the two-month long Mandala-Makaravillakku pilgrimage season, in Sabarimala.

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Devotees arrive at the Lord Ayyappa temple that opened today for the two-month long Mandala-Makaravillakku pilgrimage season, in Sabarimala. At least ten young women from Andhra Pradesh, who arrived at Pamba on Saturday to offer prayers at the Lord Ayyappa temple here, were sent back, police said.

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Members of Sanskriti Bachao Manch perform Maha Mrityunjaya Yagna for the speedy recovery of legendry playback singer and Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar, at Durga Mandir in Bhopal.

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Devotees offer prayers on the occasion of 'Trijata Puja' during the end of Kartik Purnima festival, on the banks of River Ganga, in Prayagraj.

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Devotees perform Ganga aarti on the occasion of Devdiwali festival, at Dashashwamedh Ghat in Varanasi.

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Devotees light earthern lamps on the occasion of Devdipawali festival, in Ayodhya.

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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, Baba Ramdev and Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee president Manjinder Singh Sirsa hold 'Kal taaran Guru Nanak aaya' after paying obeisance at Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib on the occasion of the 550th birth anniversary of the first Sikh Guru Nanak Dev ji, in New Delhi

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Sikh devotees participate in a religious procession at Gurdwara Nankana Sahib on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Sikh Guru Nanak Dev Ji, in Nankana Sahib District of Pakistan

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla pays obeisance at Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Sikh Guru Nanak Dev ji, in New Delhi

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Baba Ramdev after paying obeisance at Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib on the occasion of the 550th birth anniversary of the first Sikh Guru Nanak Dev ji, in New Delhi

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal pays obeisance at Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Sikh Guru Nanak Dev ji, in New Delhi.

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A Sikh Sewadar stands at Golden Temple on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev ji, in Amritsar

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Sikh devotees gather at Shahid Minar maidan on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Sikh Guru Nanak Dev ji, in Kolkata

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Devotees prepare 'Langar' (free meal) to be served on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Sikh Guru Nanak Dev Ji, at Shahid Minar Maidan in Kolkata

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Devotees offer prayers at Gurudwara on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev ji, in Kolkata

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Devotees offer prayers at Gurudwara on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev ji, in Kolkata

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Devotees offer prayers at Golden Temple on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev ji, in Amritsar

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A young devotee lights candles on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev ji, in Amritsar

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BJP MLA Sidhi Kumari prepares "Prasadam" on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Sikh Guru Nanak Dev ji, at a gurudwara in Bikaner.

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman poses for a group photo with Sikh devotees after paying obeisance at Bangla Saheb Gurudwara on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Sikh Guru Nanak Dev ji, in New Delhi.

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Devotees light an earthen lamp as they offer prayers near Krishna river on the occasion of Kartik Purnima, in Vijayawada

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Devotees gather to take a holy dip at Ganga river on the occasion of 'Kartik Purnima' in Patna

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Sikh woman devotees prepare rotis at langer in a Gurudwara on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Sikh Guru Nanak Dev ji in Mirzapur

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath prays on 550th birth anniversary of Sikh Guru Nanak Dev ji, at Gurudwara Nanaksar in Bhopal.

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Gurdwara Nankana Sahib illuminated ahead of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, founder of the Sikh religion, in Pakistan

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A Sikh man lights candles at an illuminated Golden temple on the eve of the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak in Amritsar.

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Hindus make fire on the banks as part of rituals, as tourists ride on boats in the River Ganges, holy to Hindus, during Karthik Purnima festival in Varanasi. The festival which falls on the full moon day of the Indian calendar month of Karthik, is considered auspicious.

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A Hindu devotee puts vermillion powder on the forehead of another on the bank of the River Ganges, holy to Hindus, during Karthik Purnima festival in Varanasi. The festival which falls on the full moon day of the Indian calendar month of Karthik, is considered auspicious.

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A Hindu devotee offers prayers in the River Ganges, holy to Hindus, during Karthik Purnima festival in Varanasi. The festival which falls on the full moon day of the Indian calendar month of Karthik, is considered auspicious.

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Pakistani Sikh devotees take part in a celebrations of the 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism's founder, Guru Nanak Dev at a Sikh temple in Karachi.

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A view of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib illuminated on the eve of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji, in New Delhi.

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Devotees light candles at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib illuminated on the eve of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji, in New Delhi.

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An illuminated Golden Temple on the eve of 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, founder of the Sikh religion, in Amritsar

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