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Photos of the Day: Honoring the Lord Shiva

A Hindu Sadhu (holy man) poses for a photograph during the Maha Shivaratri festival at the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal on February 27, 2014. Hindus mark the Maha Shivratri festival by offering special prayers and fasting to worship Lord Shiva, the lord of destruction. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)
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In India and Nepal, devoted Hindus dress up in elaborate costumes to celebrate Maha Shivrati or the Great Night of Shiva in reverence of Lord Shiva, lord of destruction.

Photos: Henna, Color, and Ceremony Mark Summer Shravan Celebrations in Nepal

A Nepalese Hindu devotee holds up offerings in honour of Lord Shiva, the Hindu God of destruction, at the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu on July 22, 2013. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)
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Festivities commemorating Shravan, the holiest month of the Hindu calendar, are well underway in Nepal, and devotees are celebrating with vivid colors and timeless rituals.

Photo of the Day: Walking on Holy Grounds in Nepal

A Hindu sadhu or holy man walks on the premises of the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 26, 2013. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Hindu sadhu or holy man walks on the premises of the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 26, 2013. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)