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NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX7N9C8
August 03, 2020
A Hindu priest is silhouetted against the sky as he performs a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival...
Kathmandu, Nepal
A Hindu priest is silhouetted against the sky as he performs a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival...
A Hindu priest is silhouetted against the sky as he performs a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal, August 3, 2020. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred thread, also known as Janai, for protection and purification, during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX7N9B2
August 03, 2020
Hindu priests perform a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Pashupatinath...
Kathmandu, Nepal
Hindu priests perform a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Pashupatinath...
Hindu priests perform a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal, August 3, 2020. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred thread, also known as Janai, for protection and purification, during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX7N9AQ
August 03, 2020
Hindu priests perform a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Pashupatinath...
Kathmandu, Nepal
Hindu priests perform a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Pashupatinath...
Hindu priests perform a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal, August 3, 2020. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred thread, also known as Janai, for protection and purification, during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX7BYIF
December 06, 2019
Light illuminates a Newari girl as she takes part at the Ihi ceremony in Bhaktapur, Nepal December 6,...
Bhaktapur, Nepal
Light illuminates a Newari girl as she takes part at the Ihi ceremony in Bhaktapur
Light illuminates a Newari girl as she takes part at the Ihi ceremony in Bhaktapur, Nepal December 6, 2019. The two-day ceremony begins with purification rituals and ends with "Kanyadan" (giving away the virgin) of the girl by her father. A Newari girl gets married thrice in her life, first with Bel, the fruit of a wood-apple tree, secondly with the sun, and lastly with her future husband. REUTERS/Monika Deupala
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX7BYI3
December 06, 2019
Light illuminates a Newari girl as she takes part at the Ihi ceremony in Bhaktapur, Nepal December 6,...
Bhaktapur, Nepal
Light illuminates a Newari girl as she takes part at the Ihi ceremony in Bhaktapur
Light illuminates a Newari girl as she takes part at the Ihi ceremony in Bhaktapur, Nepal December 6, 2019. The two-day ceremony begins with purification rituals and ends with "Kanyadan" (giving away the virgin) of the girl by her father. A Newari girl gets married thrice in her life, first with Bel, the fruit of a wood-apple tree, secondly with the sun, and lastly with her future husband. REUTERS/Monika Deupala TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX7BYHZ
December 06, 2019
Newari girls along with their guardians take part in religious rituals during the Ihi ceremony in Bhaktapur,...
Bhaktapur, Nepal
Newari girls along with their guardians take part in religious rituals during the Ihi ceremony in Bhaktapur...
Newari girls along with their guardians take part in religious rituals during the Ihi ceremony in Bhaktapur, Nepal December 6, 2019. The two-day ceremony begins with purification rituals and ends with "Kanyadan" (giving away the virgin) of the girl by her father. A Newari girl gets married thrice in her life, first with Bel, the fruit of a wood-apple tree, secondly with the sun, and lastly with her future husband. REUTERS/Monika Deupala
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX7BYHN
December 06, 2019
A Bel, the fruit of a wood-apple tree, is held by a Newari girl and her father during the Ihi ceremony...
Bhaktapur, Nepal
A Bel is held by a Newari girl and her father during the Ihi ceremony in Bhaktapur
A Bel, the fruit of a wood-apple tree, is held by a Newari girl and her father during the Ihi ceremony in Bhaktapur, Nepal December 6, 2019. The two-day ceremony begins with purification rituals and ends with "Kanyadan" (giving away the virgin) of the girl by her father. A Newari girl gets married thrice in her life, first with Bel, the fruit of a wood-apple tree, secondly with the sun, and lastly with her future husband. REUTERS/Monika Deupala
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX7BYHJ
December 06, 2019
A girl from Newar community is pictured with vermillion powder on her forehead as she takes part at the...
Bhaktapur, Nepal
A girl from Newar community is pictured with vermillion powder on her forehead as she takes part during...
A girl from Newar community is pictured with vermillion powder on her forehead as she takes part at the Ihi ceremony in Bhaktapur, Nepal December 6, 2019. The two-day ceremony begins with purification rituals and ends with "Kanyadan" (giving away the virgin) of the girl by her father. A Newari girl gets married thrice in her life, first with Bel, the fruit of a wood-apple tree, secondly with the sun, and lastly with her future husband. REUTERS/Monika Deupala
POPE-SYNOD-AMAZON
RTX74D8O
September 24, 2019
Maruja Escalante, a nun with the Missionaries of Mary Immaculate and Catherine of Siena order, drinks...
WIJINT, Peru
Maruja Escalante, a nun with the Missionaries of Mary Immaculate and Catherine of Siena order, drinks...
Maruja Escalante, a nun with the Missionaries of Mary Immaculate and Catherine of Siena order, drinks an herbal beverage with indigenous Achuar people as part of an ancestral purification ritual in Wijint, a village in the Peruvian Amazon, Peru August 19, 2019. Picture taken August 19, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Cervantes
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTS2MKWE
August 15, 2019
Devotees perform religious ritual along the bank of Bagmati River while offering prayers during the Janai...
Kathmandu, Nepal
Devotees perform religious ritual along the bank of Bagmati River while offering prayers during the Janai...
Devotees perform religious ritual along the bank of Bagmati River while offering prayers during the Janai Purnima or Sacred Thread, Festival in Kathmandu, Nepal August 15, 2019. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred threads, also known as janai, for protection and purification during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTS2MKWA
August 15, 2019
A devotee holding cow dung performs religious ritual along the bank of Bagmati River while offering prayers...
Kathmandu, Nepal
A devotee holding cow dung performs religious ritual along the bank of Bagmati River while offering prayers...
A devotee holding cow dung performs religious ritual along the bank of Bagmati River while offering prayers during the Janai Purnima or Sacred Thread, Festival in Kathmandu, Nepal August 15, 2019. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred threads, also known as janai, for protection and purification during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTS2MKW9
August 15, 2019
Devotees perform religious ritual along the bank of Bagmati River while offering prayers during the Janai...
Kathmandu, Nepal
Devotees perform religious ritual along the bank of Bagmati River while offering prayers during the Janai...
Devotees perform religious ritual along the bank of Bagmati River while offering prayers during the Janai Purnima or Sacred Thread, Festival in Kathmandu, Nepal August 15, 2019. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred threads, also known as janai, for protection and purification during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTS2MKW7
August 15, 2019
Devotees wearing Janai or Sacred Thread perform religious ritual along the bank of Bagmati River while...
Kathmandu, Nepal
Devotees wearing Janai or Sacred Thread perform religious ritual along the bank of Bagmati River while...
Devotees wearing Janai or Sacred Thread perform religious ritual along the bank of Bagmati River while offering prayers during the Janai Purnima or Sacred Thread, Festival in Kathmandu, Nepal August 15, 2019. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred threads, also known as janai, for protection and purification during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTS2MKW6
August 15, 2019
Devotees wearing Janai or Sacred Thread perform religious ritual along the bank of Bagmati River while...
Kathmandu, Nepal
Devotees wearing Janai or Sacred Thread perform religious ritual along the bank of Bagmati River while...
Devotees wearing Janai or Sacred Thread perform religious ritual along the bank of Bagmati River while offering prayers during the Janai Purnima or Sacred Thread, Festival in Kathmandu, Nepal August 15, 2019. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred threads, also known as janai, for protection and purification during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTS2MKW5
August 15, 2019
A Hindu priest performs religious ritual while offering prayers during the Janai Purnima or Sacred Thread,...
Kathmandu, Nepal
A Hindu priest performs religious ritual while offering prayers during the Janai Purnima or Sacred Thread,...
A Hindu priest performs religious ritual while offering prayers during the Janai Purnima or Sacred Thread, Festival in Kathmandu, Nepal August 15, 2019. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred threads, also known as janai, for protection and purification during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
THAILAND-KING/CORONATION
RTX6UA0P
May 04, 2019
A tablet displaying King Maha Vajiralongkorn undergoing a royal purification ritual is seen as a Buddhist...
Bangkok, Thailand
Coronation of Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn in Bangkok
A tablet displaying King Maha Vajiralongkorn undergoing a royal purification ritual is seen as a Buddhist monks pray during the king's coronation in Bangkok, Thailand, May 4, 2019. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
INDONESIA-RELIGION/BALI
RTX6PWFU
March 06, 2019
A Balinese man holds a burning coconut shell during Mesabetan Api, a purification ritual to enter the...
Gianyar, Indonesia
A Balinese man holds a burning coconut shell during Mesabetan Api, a purification ritual to enter the...
A Balinese man holds a burning coconut shell during Mesabetan Api, a purification ritual to enter the holy day of Nyepi, which is a day of silence for self-reflection to celebrate the Balinese Hindu New Year, in Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia March 6, 2019. REUTERS/Johannes P. Christo TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
INDONESIA-RELIGION/BALI
RTX6PWAS
March 06, 2019
A Balinese man holds a burning coconut shell during Mesabetan Api, a purification ritual to enter the...
Gianyar, Indonesia
A Balinese man holds a burning coconut shell during Mesabetan Api, a purification ritual to enter the...
A Balinese man holds a burning coconut shell during Mesabetan Api, a purification ritual to enter the holy day of Nyepi, which is a day of silence for self-reflection to celebrate the Balinese Hindu New Year, in Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia March 6, 2019. REUTERS/Johannes P. Christo
INDONESIA-RELIGION/BALI
RTX6PWAQ
March 06, 2019
A Balinese man kicks burning coconut shell during Mesabetan Api, a purification ritual to enter the holy...
Gianyar, Indonesia
A Balinese man kicks burning coconut shell during Mesabetan Api, a purification ritual to enter the holy...
A Balinese man kicks burning coconut shell during Mesabetan Api, a purification ritual to enter the holy day of Nyepi, which is a day of silence for self-reflection to celebrate the Balinese Hindu new year, in Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia March 6, 2019. REUTERS/Johannes P. Christo
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTS1YVF7
August 27, 2018
Young Hindu priests take a holy bath together as part of a ritual during the Janai Purnima, or Sacred...
Kathmandu, Nepal
Young Hindu priests take a holy bath together as part of a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival at...
Young Hindu priests take a holy bath together as part of a ritual during the Janai Purnima, or Sacred Thread, festival at the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal August 26, 2018. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred threads, also known as janai, for protection and purification during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTS1YTG3
August 26, 2018
A young Hindu priest takes a holy bath as part of a ritual during the Janai Purnima, or Sacred Thread,...
Kathmandu, Nepal
A young Hindu priest takes a holy bath as part of a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival at the Pashupatinath...
A young Hindu priest takes a holy bath as part of a ritual during the Janai Purnima, or Sacred Thread, festival at the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal August 26, 2018. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred threads, also known as janai, for protection and purification during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX3D8N9
July 28, 2017
A Hindu priest wearing sacred thread recites verse from the holy book while performing rituals during...
Kathmandu, Nepal
A Hindu priest wearing sacred thread recites verse from the holy book while performing rituals during...
A Hindu priest wearing sacred thread recites verse from the holy book while performing rituals during the sacred thread festival at the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal July 28, 2017. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred threads, also known as janai, for protection and purification during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX3D8MH
July 28, 2017
Young Hindu priests take a holy bath together as part of a ritual during the sacred thread festival at...
Kathmandu, Nepal
Young Hindu priests take a holy bath together as part of a ritual during the sacred thread festival at...
Young Hindu priests take a holy bath together as part of a ritual during the sacred thread festival at the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal July 28, 2017. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred threads, also known as janai, for protection and purification during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX3D8MF
July 28, 2017
Young Hindu priests wearing sacred threads perform a ritual during the sacred thread festival at the...
Kathmandu, Nepal
Young Hindu priests wearing sacred threads perform a ritual during the sacred thread festival at the...
Young Hindu priests wearing sacred threads perform a ritual during the sacred thread festival at the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal July 28, 2017. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred threads, also known as janai, for protection and purification during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX3D8MD
July 28, 2017
Young Hindu priests take a holy bath together as part of a ritual during the sacred thread festival at...
Kathmandu, Nepal
Young Hindu priests take a holy bath together as part of a ritual during the sacred thread festival at...
Young Hindu priests take a holy bath together as part of a ritual during the sacred thread festival at the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal July 28, 2017. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred threads, also known as janai, for protection and purification during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX3D8L1
July 28, 2017
Young Hindu priests wearing sacred threads perform a ritual during the sacred thread festival at the...
Kathmandu, Nepal
Young Hindu priests wearing sacred threads perform a ritual during the sacred thread festival at the...
Young Hindu priests wearing sacred threads perform a ritual during the sacred thread festival at the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal July 28, 2017. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred threads, also known as janai, for protection and purification during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX3D8L0
July 28, 2017
Young Hindu priests wearing sacred threads perform a ritual during the sacred thread festival at the...
Kathmandu, Nepal
Young Hindu priests wearing sacred threads perform a ritual during the sacred thread festival at the...
Young Hindu priests wearing sacred threads perform a ritual during the sacred thread festival at the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal July 28, 2017. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred threads, also known as janai, for protection and purification during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX3D8KY
July 28, 2017
A young Hindu priest wearing sacred thread performs a ritual during the sacred thread festival at the...
Kathmandu, Nepal
A young Hindu priest wearing sacred thread performs a ritual during the sacred thread festival at the...
A young Hindu priest wearing sacred thread performs a ritual during the sacred thread festival at the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal July 28, 2017. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred threads, also known as janai, for protection and purification during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
IRAQ-RELIGION/
RTX31BU7
March 16, 2017
Worshippers from the Sabea Mandean Nation, a relic of the ancient Gnostic religions, immerse themselves...
Baghdad, Iraq
Worshippers from the Sabea Mandean Nation, a relic of the ancient Gnostic religions, immerse themselves...
Worshippers from the Sabea Mandean Nation, a relic of the ancient Gnostic religions, immerse themselves in the Tigris River as a purification ritual, in Baghdad, Iraq, March 16, 2017. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad
IRAQ-RELIGION/
RTX31BSF
March 16, 2017
Worshippers from the Sabea Mandean Nation, a relic of the ancient Gnostic religions, immerse themselves...
Baghdad, Iraq
Worshippers from the Sabea Mandean Nation, a relic of the ancient Gnostic religions, immerse themselves...
Worshippers from the Sabea Mandean Nation, a relic of the ancient Gnostic religions, immerse themselves in the Tigris River as a purification ritual, in Baghdad, Iraq, March 16, 2017. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX2LP0B
August 18, 2016
Hindu priests perform a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Pashupatinath...
Kathmandu, Nepal
Hindu priests perform a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Pashupatinath...
Hindu priests perform a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal, August 18, 2016. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred thread, also known as Janai, for protection and purification, during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX2LOYD
August 18, 2016
A hand of a devotee holding a sacred thread is pictured as he performs rituals during the Janai Purnima...
Kathmandu, Nepal
A hand of a devotee holding a sacred thread is pictured as he performs rituals during the Janai Purnima...
A hand of a devotee holding a sacred thread is pictured as he performs rituals during the Janai Purnima (Sacred Thread) Festival at Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal, August 18, 2016. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred thread, also known as Janai, for protection and purification, during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX2LOY5
August 18, 2016
Young Hindu priests wearing sacred threads performs a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred...
Kathmandu, Nepal
Young Hindu priests wearing sacred threads performs a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred...
Young Hindu priests wearing sacred threads performs a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal, August 18, 2016. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred thread, also known as Janai, for protection and purification, during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX2LOXO
August 18, 2016
Young Hindu priests wearing sacred threads performs a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred...
Kathmandu, Nepal
Young Hindu priests wearing sacred threads performs a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred...
Young Hindu priests wearing sacred threads performs a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal, August 18, 2016. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred thread, also known as Janai, for protection and purification, during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX2LOX9
August 18, 2016
Young Hindu priests take a holy bath together as part of a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred...
Kathmandu, Nepal
Young Hindu priests take a holy bath together as part of a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred...
Young Hindu priests take a holy bath together as part of a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal, August 18, 2016. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred thread, also known as Janai, for protection and purification, during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX2LOX3
August 18, 2016
Young Hindu priests take a holy bath together as part of a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred...
Kathmandu, Nepal
Young Hindu priests take a holy bath together as part of a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred...
Young Hindu priests take a holy bath together as part of a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal, August 18, 2016. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred thread, also known as Janai, for protection and purification, during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX2LOWT
August 18, 2016
Young Hindu priests take a holy bath together as part of a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred...
Kathmandu, Nepal
Young Hindu priests take a holy bath together as part of a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred...
Young Hindu priests take a holy bath together as part of a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal, August 18, 2016. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred thread, also known as Janai, for protection and purification, during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX2LOWF
August 18, 2016
A Hindu priest takes a holy bath as part of a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread...
Kathmandu, Nepal
A Hindu priest takes a holy bath as part of a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread...
A Hindu priest takes a holy bath as part of a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal, August 18, 2016. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred thread, also known as Janai, for protection and purification, during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX2LOW8
August 18, 2016
Young Hindu priests perform a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Pashupatinath...
Kathmandu, Nepal
Young Hindu priests perform a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Pashupatinath...
Young Hindu priests perform a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal, August 18, 2016. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred thread, also known as Janai, for protection and purification, during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX2LOVX
August 18, 2016
A Hindu priest wearing a sacred thread performs a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread...
Kathmandu, Nepal
A Hindu priest wearing a sacred thread performs a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread...
A Hindu priest wearing a sacred thread performs a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal, August 18, 2016. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred thread, also known as Janai, for protection and purification, during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX2LOVP
August 18, 2016
Young Hindu priests perform a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Pashupatinath...
Kathmandu, Nepal
Young Hindu priests perform a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Pashupatinath...
Young Hindu priests perform a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal, August 18, 2016. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred thread, also known as Janai, for protection and purification, during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
VENEZUELA-RELIGION/
RTX2JT0H
July 05, 2016
A woman receives a purification bath at the well of San Juan of the Money at the Sorte Mountain on the...
CHIVACOA, Venezuela
The Wider Image: Spirituality, a mountain goddess and African traditions
A woman receives a purification bath at the well of San Juan of the Money at the Sorte Mountain on the outskirts of Chivacoa, in the state of Yaracuy, Venezuela October 11, 2015. REUTERS/Marco Bello SEARCH "SANTERIA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
VENEZUELA-RELIGION/
RTX2JT0B
July 05, 2016
A man prepares a purification liquid with liquor, essences and flowers petals at a camp at the Sorte...
CHIVACOA, Venezuela
The Wider Image: Spirituality, a mountain goddess and African traditions
A man prepares a purification liquid with liquor, essences and flowers petals at a camp at the Sorte Mountain on the outskirts of Chivacoa, in the state of Yaracuy, Venezuela October 11, 2015. REUTERS/Marco Bello SEARCH "SANTERIA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
ALGERIA-CASBAH/
RTX23EFC
January 21, 2016
A man performs ablution using water at an old fountain before performing prayers in the old city of Algiers...
Algiers, Algeria
A man performs ablution using water at an old fountain before performing prayers in the old city of Algiers...
A man performs ablution using water at an old fountain before performing prayers in the old city of Algiers Al Casbah, Algeria December 3, 2015. The Algiers Casbah is a UNESCO World heritage site that includes the Sidi Ramdane mosque and former fortress, 10 centuries old. Decay from the passing years, as well as earthquake damage in 2003, leads some to consider a move to modern apartments with financial backing from the government. Others refuse to leave a neighbourhood they have called home for decades. Picture taken December 3, 2015. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX1Q5DY
August 29, 2015
Sweat covers the face of a shaman as he performs religious rituals during the "Janai Purnima" festival...
Kavre, Nepal
Sweat covers the face of a shaman as he performs religious rituals during the Sacred Thread Festival...
Sweat covers the face of a shaman as he performs religious rituals during the "Janai Purnima" festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Timal Village in Kavre, Nepal August 29, 2015. Hindus in Nepal celebrate the festival for protection and purification. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX1Q5DV
August 29, 2015
Shamans perform religious rituals during the "Janai Purnima' festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Timal...
Kavre, Nepal
Shamans perform religious rituals during the Sacred Thread Festival at Timal Village in Kavre
Shamans perform religious rituals during the "Janai Purnima' festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Timal Village in Kavre, Nepal August 29, 2015. Hindus in Nepal celebrate the festival for protection and purification. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX1Q5DU
August 29, 2015
Shamans perform religious rituals during the "Janai Purnima" festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Timal...
Kavre, Nepal
Shamans perform religious rituals during the Sacred Thread Festival at Timal Village in Kavre
Shamans perform religious rituals during the "Janai Purnima" festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Timal Village in Kavre, Nepal August 29, 2015. Hindus in Nepal celebrate the festival for protection and purification. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX1Q5DP
August 29, 2015
Shamans perform religious rituals during the "Janai Purnima" festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Timal...
Kavre, Nepal
Shamans perform religious rituals during the Sacred Thread Festival at Timal Village in Kavre
Shamans perform religious rituals during the "Janai Purnima" festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Timal Village in Kavre, Nepal August 29, 2015. Hindus in Nepal celebrate the festival for protection and purification. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX1Q5DM
August 29, 2015
People gather as they watch shamans perform religious rituals during the "Janai Purnima" festival (Sacred...
Kavre, Nepal
People gather as they watch shamans perform religious rituals during the Sacred Thread Festival at Timal...
People gather as they watch shamans perform religious rituals during the "Janai Purnima" festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Timal Village in Kavre, Nepal, August 29, 2015. Hindus in Nepal celebrate the festival for protection and purification. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
NEPAL-RELIGION/
RTX1Q59B
August 29, 2015
Shamans perform religious rituals during the "Janai Purnima" festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Timal...
Kavre, Nepal
Shamans perform religious rituals during the Sacred Thread Festival at Timal Village in Kavre
Shamans perform religious rituals during the "Janai Purnima" festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Timal Village in Kavre, Nepal, August 29, 2015. Hindus in Nepal celebrate the festival for protection and purification. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
NEPAL-RELIGION/
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August 29, 2015
Shamans perform religious rituals during the "Janai Purnima" festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Timal...
Kavre, Nepal
Shamans perform religious rituals during the Sacred Thread Festival at Timal Village in Kavre
Shamans perform religious rituals during the "Janai Purnima" festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Timal Village in Kavre, Nepal, August 29, 2015. Hindus in Nepal celebrate the festival for protection and purification. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
NEPAL-RELIGION/
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August 29, 2015
Shamans perform religious rituals during the "Janai Purnima" festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Timal...
Kavre, Nepal
Shamans perform religious rituals during the Sacred Thread Festival at Timal Village in Kavre
Shamans perform religious rituals during the "Janai Purnima" festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Timal Village in Kavre, Nepal August 29, 2015. Hindus in Nepal celebrate the festival for protection and purification. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
NEPAL-RELIGION/
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August 29, 2015
People gather as they watch shamans perform religious rituals during the "Janai Purnima" festival (Sacred...
Kavre, Nepal
People gather as they watch shamans perform religious rituals during the Sacred Thread Festival at Timal...
People gather as they watch shamans perform religious rituals during the "Janai Purnima" festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at Timal Village in Kavre, Nepal, August 29, 2015. Hindus in Nepal celebrate the festival for protection and purification. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
RELIGION-RAMADAN
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July 12, 2015
A Muslim man performs ablution as his grandson looks on before offering prayers during the holy month...
Kolkata, India
A Muslim man performs ablution as his grandson looks on before offering prayers during the holy month...
A Muslim man performs ablution as his grandson looks on before offering prayers during the holy month of Ramadan at a mosque in Kolkata, India, July 12, 2015. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
BRUNEI-ROYALS/
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April 10, 2015
Men perform ablutions before praying in the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan,...
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
Men perform ablutions before praying in the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan
Men perform ablutions before praying in the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan, April 10, 2015. The royal wedding ceremony of Brunei's Prince Abdul Malik and his bride Dayangku Rabiatul Adawiyah Pengiran Haji Bolkiah will be held at the Nurul Iman Palace in Brunei's capital on Sunday. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
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October 30, 2014
A Hindu devotee pushes the foam away to make space for other devotees to worship the Sun god Surya in...
New Delhi, India
A Hindu devotee pushes the foam away to make space for other devotees to worship the Sun god Surya in...
A Hindu devotee pushes the foam away to make space for other devotees to worship the Sun god Surya in the polluted waters of the river Yamuna during the Hindu religious festival of Chatt Puja in New Delhi October 30, 2014. Hindu women fast for the whole day for the betterment of their family and the society during the festival. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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August 10, 2014
Hindu priests perform a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at the premises...
Kathmandu, Nepal
Hindu priests perform a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival at the premises of Pashupatinath Temple...
Hindu priests perform a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at the premises of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu August 10, 2014. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred thread, also known as Janai, for protection and purification, during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar (NEPAL - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
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August 10, 2014
Young Hindu priests perform a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at the...
Kathmandu, Nepal
Young Hindu priests perform a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival at the premises of Pashupatinath...
Young Hindu priests perform a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at the premises of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu August 10, 2014. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred thread, also known as Janai, for protection and purification, during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar (NEPAL - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
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August 10, 2014
A young Hindu priest is pictured while performing a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred...
Kathmandu, Nepal
A young Hindu priest is pictured while performing a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival at the premises...
A young Hindu priest is pictured while performing a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival (Sacred Thread Festival) at the premises of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu August 10, 2014. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred thread, also known as Janai, for protection and purification, during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar (NEPAL - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
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August 10, 2014
Young Hindu priests perform a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival at the premises of Pashupatinath...
Kathmandu, Nepal
Young Hindu priests perform a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival at the premises of Pashupatinath...
Young Hindu priests perform a ritual during the Janai Purnima festival at the premises of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu August 10, 2014. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred thread, also known as Janai, for protection and purification, during the festival. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar (NEPAL - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
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