An Indian vendor waits for customers with wall hangings during ...
Feb 20th, 2012
(AP) - An Indian vendor waits for customers with wall hangings during Mahashivratri festival celebrations at Bhavnath temple in Junagadh, about 327 kilometer (204 miles) from Ahmedabad, India, Monday, Feb. 20, 2012. Hindus across the world are celebrating Mahashivratri or Shiva's night festival. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki) -
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