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June 14, 2017

Morning Worship

Every morning, these Jain monks in Udaipur, India, visit temples for worship. Jainism is an ancient religion in India, practiced by 7 million people worldwide. To be a monk, one must forgo all worldly possessions. Your Shot photographer Serge Bouvet says that the monk on the left had been a chemical engineer until only a few years before this photo was taken. 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 Serge Bouvet, National Geographic Your Shot

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