Krishna Janmashtami, sometimes known merely as Janmashtami, is an annual commemoration of the birth of the Hindu deity Krishna. This year the festival takes place on August 28, 2013.
A man breaks down sections of scrap steel with a hammer by the Buriganga river in Dhaka, Bangladesh on January 27, 2013. (Rob Pinney)
A view of Pangong Tso, Tibetan for "long, narrow, enchanted lake," also referred to as Pangong Lake, which stretches from India to Tibet, on August 13, 2013. (shankii/Flickr)
Sunset over the rusty hull of a derelict ship beached off the coast of the city of Makassar, Indonesia on August 4, 2013. (Onny Carr/Flickr)
A young girl holds her ground amidst a flock of pigeons in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 10, 2013. (Elliot Scott/Flickr)
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)
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