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Ambubasi festival

Sumanta Das, a ten year old Indian boy dressed like Hindu god Shiva takes rest in between seeking alms at the Kamakhya Hindu temple during the Ambubasi festival in Gauhati, India, Tuesday, June 24, 2014. The annual festival where hundreds of holy men from an esoteric form of Hinduism, gather to perform rituals began on June 22. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)

Ambubasi festival

The annual Ambubasi festival began on June 22 when hundreds of tantric Sadhus, holy men from an esoteric form of Hinduism gathered to perform rituals at the temple. (AP)

Photography by Anupam Nath

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