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Amarnath: Journey to the shrine of a Hindu god

Amarnath: Journey to the shrine of a Hindu god | Regional Geography | Scoop.it
Each year, Hindu devotees make a pilgrimage to the sacred Amarnath Cave, one of the most revered Hindu shrines, near Baltal, Kashmir, India.

 

With 46 stunning images, this is a great visual glimpse into the a traditional pilgrimage deep into the Himalayas.   

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Cam E's curator insight, April 1, 11:42 AM

If scooping has taught me anything, it's that I really love pictures from all around the world. This set has to be in my favorite that I've scooped so far. This two month pilgrimage on foot attracts over 300,000 on most years. With so many people and such a harsh environment, it seems that death is expected for some during the journey.

 

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