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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
A Spiritual Moment at the Ganges

The first haircut is a very important one in Hindu religion. This little girl was getting her head shaved. Soon after, her hair would be offered to the sacred river, the Ganges, and her head would be washed in the holy water.

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Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 08.2016
Photo Location: Varanasi , India
Camera: iPhone 6
Copyright: © Shana Jacobson