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March 27, 2017

Offering Prayers

"A Nepalese Hindu boy reacts before submerging himself in the Hanumante River to offer prayers during the Madhav Narayan festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Devotees recite Holy Scripture and women pray for wellbeing of their spouses throughout the month-long fast devoted to Goddess Shree Swasthani and God Madhav Narayan" says Your Shot photographer Skanda Gautam. 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 Skanda Gautam, National Geographic Your Shot
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