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Hindus celebrate Shravan Purnima in India

Rajesh Kumar Singh / AP

Indian students of Sri Vishnu Mahadeo Ved Pathshala wrap themselves with saffron cloth after bathing on the banks of the River Ganges on the occasion of Shravan Purnima in Allahabad, India, Aug. 13. Shravan Purnima, a full moon day, is an auspicious day in Hinduism when several festivals are held.

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