Indian protesters ring bells and shout slogans during a protest demonstration in Jammu, the winter capital of Kashmir, India. According to news reports, mobile internet services were suspended in all 10 districts of Jammu region after protests against the desecration of an ancient temple of Lord Shiva
A Sadhu smokes a chillum, a traditional clay pipe, as a holy offering to Lord Shiva, the Hindu god of creation and destruction near the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu
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Indian devotee dressed as Hindu God Lord Shiva dances with ‘kanwarias’, carriers of holy water as they walk from the historical temple of Ram Tirath, to the Shiv Temple in Amritsar.
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
A Hindu holy man waves to attract tourists as he stands seeking alms at the Pashupatinath Hindu temple premises in Katmandu, Nepal. The Pashupatinath temple on the banks of the Bagmati River is one of the most revered temples of Lord Shiva, the Hindu god of death and destruction.
Nepalese Hindu holy men walk to the Pashupatinath Temple to honour Lord Shiva, the Hindu God of destruction, in Kathmandu on Monday. 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 worshippers offer prayers for a happy and prosperous life