People make their way up and down the steps of Kelyani Temple in Sri Lanka on August 3, 2013. (Humans & Elephants/Flickr)
A bearded man with a turban and dark glasses in Orchha, India on August 3, 2013. (Andrea Kirby/Flickr)
A mother and child anxiously wait for business in Dhaka, Bangladesh on June 26, 2013. (Sudipta Arka Das/Flickr)
A Buddhist statue watches from above in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 10, 2013. (Elliot Scott/Flickr)
A hidden inlet glistens with clear green waters in El Nido, Philippines on July 15, 2013. (Andy Enero/Flickr)
A painted teal pattern decorates a mosque in Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan on June 29, 2013. (Christopher Rose/Flickr)
Colorful prayer ribbons and medals adorn the Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang, Malaysia on July 15, 2013. (ansel.ma/Flickr)
A rower makes his way along the Ganges River in Varanasi, India on May 6, 2013. (Elliot Scott/Flickr)
Festivities commemorating Shravan, the holiest month of the Hindu calendar, are well underway in Nepal, and devotees are celebrating with vivid colors and timeless rituals.
An intricately carved column stands in the Banteay Srei Temple in Angkor, Cambodia on March 4, 2013.(Susanna Cesaro/Flickr)
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