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  • Men performing a Buddhist ritual at the riverbank of the Ganges

  • Girl at the Dargah of Nizamuddin in Delhi

  • Two friends meditating on the steps along the Ganges

  • A religious student, who lives with 3 fellow students aged between 15 and 80 in a small room at the Fatehpuri Mosque, washes himself at the tap on the mosque square.

  • Sikh meditating in the Sikh Temple of Old Delhi

  • Teacher at Fatahpouri Mosque in Delhi

  • A yogi in Varanasi relaxes on a quiet spot near the river Ganges and lits a cigarette after a day of hard work. Yogi's are wandering saints leading an ascetic life.

  • Yogi's in Varanasi

  • Yogi in Varanasi

  • Woman praying for Diwali, after bathing in the Ganges

  • Well fed holy cows near the river Ganges in Varanasi.

  • People watching a buddhist ceremony at the main Ghat in Varanasi

  • Pilgrims enjoying a free meal

  • Portrait of a yogi.

  • The Burning Ghat in Varanasi, where the bodies of the deceased are cremated. Their ashes are scattered above the Holy River.

  • Female pilgrims take a bath in the river Ganges at Varanasi and offer small dishes with flowers and incense to the holy river while doing a wish for their beloved.

  • An Indian family on pilgrimage listens to the elaborate Buddhist ceremony at the main Ghat in Varanasi. Sitting next to the loudspeakers is not appreciated by all of them.

  • An old man kisses the holy book he has just finished reading.

  • A man is reading a holy book in his house in the old city of Varanasi.

  • Two muslim girls read the Quran in the female section of the shrine of Haji Ali in Mumbai