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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: Majestic Mountains in Nepal

Himalayan peaks tower over a Mt. Everest base camp at Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal on January 13, 2014.
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Himalayan peaks tower over a Mt. Everest base camp at Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal on January 13, 2014. (pat_ong/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: A Curious Girl in Nepal

A child leans out from behind a barrier to watch a competition on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal on August 23, 2013. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)
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A child leans out from behind a barrier to watch a competition on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal on August 23, 2013. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: Braving the Pigeons in Nepal

A young girl holds her ground amidst a flock of pigeons in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 10, 2013. (Elliot Scott/Flickr)
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A young girl holds her ground amidst a flock of pigeons in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 10, 2013. (Elliot Scott/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Watching From Above in Nepal

A Buddhist statue watches from above in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 10, 2013. (Elliot Scott/Flickr)
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A Buddhist statue watches from above in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 10, 2013. (Elliot Scott/Flickr)

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: 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)

Photo of the Day: A Splash of Red in Nepal

A young boy covered in red powder for Holi, the Festival of Color on March 8, 2012 in Kathmandu, Nepal. (satyamjoshi/Flickr)
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A young boy covered in red powder for Holi, the Festival of Color on March 8, 2012 in Kathmandu, Nepal. (satyamjoshi/Flickr)