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Varanasi_Inside the Shiva temple

Varanasi_Inside the Shiva temple, India

The lingam to which the woman is showing respect is covered in the sacred trifoliate leaves of the Bael tree, of which Lord Shiva is said to be very fond. In the foreground is Nandi, the bull that serves as Shiva's transport.

Photo by Keep Smiling

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