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Majuli Monks

An old monk of Majuli is busy in making handicrafts while the younger one is having an hands on experience of the art. The Vaishnav Satras or hermitages of Majuli overcome gender gaps among the resident monks to keep the tradition alive.

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Date Taken: 10.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Majuli, Assam., India
Camera: NIKON D90
Copyright: © Debdatta Chakraborty