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At the Gangasagar Mela, devotees jostle with sadhus for space, brave freezing waters for holy dip
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At the Gangasagar Mela, devotees jostle with sadhus for space, brave freezing waters for holy dip

Every year, on the day of Makar Sankranti, when the sun makes a transition from Sagittarius to Capricorn, hundreds of thousands of Hindus make the pilgrimage to the Sagar Island to take a holy dip in the river Ganga and offer prayers at the Kapil Muni Temple.

Ganesh Chaturthi: Devotees across Maharashtra celebrate as the 10-day festival culminates with visarjan
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Ganesh Chaturthi: Devotees across Maharashtra celebrate as the 10-day festival culminates with visarjan

The 10 day-long festival celebrating the arrival of Lord Ganesha, or Bappa, as he is affectionately known culminated on 12 September, 2019. Ganpati statues are brought to the sea on the last day amidst much dancing and merriment, and immersed in the water. In this photo, Ganesha is on his way to Versova Beach followed by his devotees.

With fasting and prayer, Muslims mark the holy month of Ramadan across the globe
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With fasting and prayer, Muslims mark the holy month of Ramadan across the globe

During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims all over the world spend their time praying, fasting and performing good deeds.

Chennai Kalai Theru Vizha 2019: Photographing the unexplored parts of the city and its neighbourhood
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Chennai Kalai Theru Vizha 2019: Photographing the unexplored parts of the city and its neighbourhood

The first day of the Chennai Kalai Theru Vizha 2019 kicked off with a photo walk where photographers explored the northern part of Chennai with areas like Korukkupet, Tondiarpet & Old Washermanpet junction.

Muslims observe Eid al-Adha with ceremony and reverence — from Kabul to Palestine
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Muslims observe Eid al-Adha with ceremony and reverence — from Kabul to Palestine

Eid al-Adha, which falls on the tenth day of Dhu al-Hijjah and follows the tradition of sacrificing a ram to God, is celebrated by Muslims the world over

Meanwhile on Instagram: Celebrating street art with the St+Art India festival
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Meanwhile on Instagram: Celebrating street art with the St+Art India festival

The St+Art India festival celebrates street art, working with municipalities and artists to turn our cities into curated vibrant canvases for all to enjoy

Let there be light: An illuminating walk through the Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival
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Let there be light: An illuminating walk through the Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival

The Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival at the Pacific National Exhibition features hundreds of illuminated lanterns

Divina Pastora: Malaga's festival is dedicated to St Lucia, the patron saint of vision
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Divina Pastora: Malaga's festival is dedicated to St Lucia, the patron saint of vision

Glimpses of the Divine Pastora festival, held in Malaga, southern Spain, on the eve of St. Lucia's Day

Bathukamma celebrations: From simple village festival to Telangana's 'Mardi Gras'
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Bathukamma celebrations: From simple village festival to Telangana's 'Mardi Gras'

Bathukamma has been always an integral part of the cultural ethos of Telangana