Image of Asia: Ritual on the River Ganges

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Posted: Feb 16, 2015 7:50 AM
Image of Asia: Ritual on the River Ganges

In this photo by Rajesh Kumar Singh, a woman performs morning rituals on the banks of the River Ganges in Allahabad, India, one of Hinduism's holiest cities. Hundreds of people visit the riverfront most days to pray and take holy dips in the water. On the most auspicious days, thousands of Hindus come to Allahabad to perform rituals at the confluence of the Ganges and Yamuna rivers.