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June 28, 2017

Walking in Worship

The Palkhi Festival of India dates back 1,000 years. Religious devotees in Maharashtra, the state that is home to Mumbai, make a pilgrimage over 23 days. Your Shot photographer Mahesh Lonkar saw the festivities one night. "I saw beautiful yellow light from my balcony," he remembers. "Devotees [were] performing collective singing, chanting, [and] shopping around the temple with enthusiasm for their creator." This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Mahesh Lonkar, National Geographic Your Shot
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