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Nomadic Indian tribe celebrates one of its revered saints

All images: Dar Yasin / AP

A Kashmiri Muslim woman belonging to nomadic Gujjar tribe watches from the window of a house near the forest shrine of Miyan Peer, near Srinagar, India, June 8. Thousands of devotees thronged the shrine of Miyan Peer, a revered Muslim saint of the nomadic Gujjar tribe, to observe the anniversary of his death.

Kashmiri Muslims pray during special prayers at a forest shrine of Miyan Peer.

Kashmiri Muslim women belonging to the nomadic Gujjar tribe tie sacred ribbon the shrine.

Kashmiri Muslims prepare special sweet rice outside the shrine.

A nomadic Kashmiri Muslim is silhouetted as he prays.