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Water and The Sacred
a photographic exhibition by Claude Renault
Hardiwar: Pilgrim Offering
15 Hardiwar: Pilgrim Offering

Evening. A pilgrim from Jodhpur, Rajastan is offering flowers to Ganga.
Ganga Pooja is a ritual worship of the river, considered very important by the local Pundas (priests). A Pooja is a ritual where offerings are made to the Gods, according to ancient religious rituals, each made along with the chanting of mantras (sacred verses).

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