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Photos: Henna, Color, and Ceremony Mark Summer Shravan Celebrations in Nepal

A Nepalese Hindu devotee holds up offerings in honour of Lord Shiva, the Hindu God of destruction, at the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu on July 22, 2013. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)
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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.

Photo of the Day: Corn on the Cob in Nepal

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Corn is shucked and smoked and the husks are saved for later use as fuel in Kathmandu, Nepal on July 7, 2013. (Sharada Prasad/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Harvest of Old Age in Nepal

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An elderly woman carries a basket of fruit through the fields in Godauari, Nepal on June 29, 2013. (Sharada Prasad/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Keeping a Watchful Eye in Northern India

An Indian soldier in Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh at one of the manned checkpoints close to the Indo-China border on June 17, 2013. (Suchitra Vijayan)
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An Indian soldier in Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh at one of the manned checkpoints close to the Indo-China border on June 17, 2013. (Suchitra Vijayan)

Interview: Art Conservation Guru Preserves Sacred Paintings' Spiritual, Material Sides

Anupam Sah (R) is the Head of Art Conservation at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya's Art Conservation Centre (L) in Mumbai. (Robert Cutts/Flickr)
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"The thangka ... are means for the Buddhists to achieve their aim of spiritual development, and are not just material works of art," says noted art conservator Anupam Sah. Join him at the CSMVS Museum Art Conservation Centre in Mumbai this Saturday, July 13.

Interview: Michaela Haas Showcases Women Pioneers of Tibetan Buddhism

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Dakini Power author Michaela Haas shares her perspectives on the state of women in Tibetan Buddhism today.

Photo of the Day: Getting All Done Up in Nepal

Transgendered performers in colorful ornaments carefully put on make-up backstage in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 17, 2013. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)
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Transgendered performers in colorful ornaments carefully put on make-up backstage in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 17, 2013. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: Walking on Holy Grounds in Nepal

A Hindu sadhu or holy man walks on the premises of the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 26, 2013. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Hindu sadhu or holy man walks on the premises of the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 26, 2013. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)

Interview: 'Desilicious' DJ Ashu Rai Creates Sonic Sanctuary for LGBT South Asians

She is the DJ, she is what she plays: Ashu Rai (L), co-founder of Sholay Productions, works the turntables. (Jennifer MacFarlane)
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The DJ behind New York City's long-running South Asian LGBT dance party talks about creating a safe space for the community and offers her music picks for the months ahead.

Interview: Korilla BBQ's Eddie Song Shares His Top Five Good Eats and More

The Korilla BBQ team strikes a pose in front of their truck at the 2011 Vendy Awards in New York City. They won the Rookie of the Year Award. (Korilla BBQ)
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Korilla BBQ's Eddie Song gives Asia Society the lowdown on favorite food picks in New York City, the story behind his truck's social media and why there's a tiger on the truck.