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Hindu devotees bathe in the Bagmati River on their way to the Pashupatinath Temple to offer prayers to Lord Shiva, Hindu god of destruction during Shravan festivities in Sundarijal. According to the Nepali calendar, Shravan is considered the holiest month of the year with each Monday of the month known as Shravan Somvar when worshipers offer prayers for a happy and prosperous lifees Read more
A group of youngsters enjoy getting splashed by breaking waves during high tide on the seafront in Mumbai, India, on Monday
Schoolchildren show their hands during a henna competition to mark World Population Day in the city of Ahmedabad, India
Passengers travel on a train at Loni town in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. India is to open up its sprawling colonial-era railway network to private investors in one of recently elected premier Narendra Modi’s first moves to meet election promises of boosting economic growth in the subcontinent.
Buddhist devotees wait in line to get inside the venue of the Dalai Lama‘s teachings on the fifth day of Kalachakra near Leh, India. Buddhist devotees from across the globe have arrived in this Himalayan region of Ladakh to attend the Kalachakra or Wheel of Time initiations by the Dalai Lama that began Thursday Read more
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, talks to a Buddhist devotee as he arrives at the Tibetan children’s village school near Leh, India. Buddhist devotees from across the globe are expected to arrive in this Himalayan region of Ladakh to attend the Kalachakra or Wheel of Time initiations by the Dalai Lama beginning Thursday