Candle lit before prayer. The Ganges, Varanasi. India by Hugh Sitton for Stocksy United

Candle lit before prayer. The Ganges, Varanasi. India

In almost all Hindu homes, lamps are lit daily and sometimes every day before an altar. In some houses, the oil lamps, or candles, at dawn, and in some, twice a day - at dawn and dusk - and in a few, it is maintained continuously.

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Uploaded 9 March, 2013
Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III

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