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Indian Hindus celebrate 'Malmas'

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Rajesh Kumar Singh / AP

Above: Indian Hindu devotees carrying metal pots filled with water from the River Ganges, walk to a Lord Shiva temple to perform a ritual during "Malmas" in Allahabad, India, Sept. 2. 'Malmas' is an extra lunar month according to the Hindu calendar that occurs once every three years and is considered auspicious for Shiva worship. Right: An Indian Hindu woman offers prayers at a Lord Shiva temple during 'Malmas.'