Image of Asia: Hindu ritual on the banks of the Ganges

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Posted: Sep 27, 2017 6:41 AM
Image of Asia: Hindu ritual on the banks of the Ganges

In this photo by Associated Press photographer Bikas Das, a Hindu priest performs rituals during the Durga Puja festival on the banks of the Ganges River in Kolkata, India.

The five-day festival commemorates the slaying of a demon king by goddess Durga, marking the triumph of good over evil.

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This image was made with a 24-70mm lens at a shutter speed of 1/1000, aperture of f6.3, and ISO 250.