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May 26, 2019

Wedding Day

In Assam, India, a couple receives a traditional ritual called a Nuoni during their wedding. "First the mother of the bride applies oil, curd and a paste of maah-halodhi (urad lentils and turmeric) to the bride or groom followed by other elder ladies of the family," says Your Shot photographer Lonav Bharali. "Then the water is poured over them to wash away the pastes." 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 Lonav Bharali, National Geographic Your Shot

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