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Category: Multimedia

Photos of the Day: Honoring the Lord Shiva

A Hindu Sadhu (holy man) poses for a photograph during the Maha Shivaratri festival at the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal on February 27, 2014. Hindus mark the Maha Shivratri festival by offering special prayers and fasting to worship Lord Shiva, the lord of destruction. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)
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In India and Nepal, devoted Hindus dress up in elaborate costumes to celebrate Maha Shivrati or the Great Night of Shiva in reverence of Lord Shiva, lord of destruction.

Photo of the Day: A Great Wall Covered in Smog in China

The Jinshanling Great Walls shrouded in smog in Chengde, Hebei Province of China on February 24, 2014. (ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)
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The Jinshanling Great Walls shrouded in smog in Chengde, Hebei Province of China on February 24, 2014. (ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)

Video: Introducing Parnashavari, A Fierce-Looking Healer Dressed in Leaves

Featured in Asia Society Museum's latest exhibition, Parnashavari is a Tibetan Buddhist deity known for her ability to heal injury and cure disease.
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Meet the goddess Parnashavari, who features prominently in Asia Society Museum's new exhibition Golden Visions of Densatil: A Tibetan Buddhist Monastery, on view through May 18.

Photo of the Day: Serene Waters in Pakistan

The calm blue waters of Lake Tarbela in Haripur, Pakistan January 10, 2014. (Nauman Sadiq/Flickr)
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The calm blue waters of Lake Tarbela in Haripur, Pakistan January 10, 2014. (Nauman Sadiq/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Riding Along the Curve in India

A man rides his bicycle along a curving path in Kochi, India on February 6, 2014. (Alexander Ess/Flickr)
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A man rides his bicycle along a curving path in Kochi, India on February 6, 2014. (Alexander Ess/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Sailing Through Greenery in China

A couple of boats make their way on water through green mountains in China on February 19, 2014. (Frans van der Kuil/Flickr)
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A couple of boats make their way on water through green mountains in China on February 19, 2014. (Frans van der Kuil/Flickr)

Video: Asia Society Museum Showcases Long-Lost 'Golden Visions' from Tibet

Through gleaming statuary, intricate reliefs, and vintage black-and-white photographs, Asia Society Museum's latest exhibition takes visitors on an exploration of the Buddhist monastery in Densatil, in central Tibet.
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Asia Society Museum's latest exhibition explores artwork from a singular Tibetan Buddhist monastery that was largely destroyed during China's Cultural Revolution.

Photo of the Day: Painting the Sky Orange in Myanmar

A setting sun casts an orange glow across the sky in Myanmar on January 28, 2014. (brentolson/Flickr)
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A setting sun casts an orange glow across the sky in Myanmar on January 28, 2014. (brentolson/Flickr)

Interview: Photographer Sheds Light on 'Inner Face' of Bangladesh's Gay Community

Gazi Nafis Ahmed's latest documentary series,
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In stark black-and-white images, Gazi Nafis Ahmed takes an intimate look at Bangladesh's marginalized gay community.

Photo of the Day: A Snowy Morning in the Forbidden City

On a snowy day tourists stop for photos at the Forbidden City in Beijing, China on February 8, 2014. (Nathan Quarles/Flickr)
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On a snowy day tourists stop for photos at the Forbidden City in Beijing, China on February 8, 2014. (Nathan Quarles/Flickr)