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Two old men in Nandgaon's temple

Devotees inside Krishna temple during Lathmar Holi in Nandgaon. It is a local celebration of the Hindu festival of Holi. It takes place days before the actual Holi in the neighbouring towns of Barsana and Nandgaon (Uttar Pradesh), where thousands of Hindus and tourists congregate, each year. The name means "that Holi in which people hit with sticks".

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Nandgaon, Uttar Pradesh, India
Camera: NIKON D800
Copyright: © María Ibáñez