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April 29, 2019

Ritual of Respect

In the Indian town of Shravanabelagola, a worshipper ceremoniously washes the feet of a statue of Bahubhali, which means "One with Strong Arms," who is a much revered figure among Jains religion. The statue is 57 feet tall and carved from a single piece of stone. 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 Vinod Kulkarni, National Geographic Your Shot

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