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Faces of the day: The Navratri festival in India

by | 1st, April 2012

FACES of the Day: Hindu devotees take part in the Navratri festival in Bhopal, India; and an Indian barber cuts the hair of a young girl as part of a ritual during the Hindu festival of Ram Navami, at a temple in Allahabad. Ram Navami is a celebration of the birthday of the Hindu God Lord Rama. Other Hindus carry knives and flex their muscles…


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A Hindu devotee holds on to another to balance herself as they walk to immerse barley as offerings in the River Tawi during navratri festival in Jammu, Saturday, March 31, 2012. Navratri is a nine-day festival that honors the Hindu goddess Shakti, or divine mother. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

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