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A Sikh devotee distributes Jal Sewa, holy drinking water, at the Gurudwara Bangla Sahib in Delhi, India.

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Sikh devotees present food they received from the ‘langar,’ a free, community kitchen, as an offering to the gurdwara before eating it at the Gurudwara Bangla Sahib Sikh temple.

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Family prayer flags are replaced in an annual Buddhist blessing ceremony in a home in the Kingdom of Bhutan.

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A Hindu worshiper receives a religious mark from a woman outside a temple outside Kathmandu, Nepal.

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A Hindu worshiper washes her offering in water before offering it to Hindu gods at a temple outside Kathmandu, Nepal.

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Women stand to pray to Hindu gods at a temple outside Kathmandu, Nepal.

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Blood and leaves scatter an offering site where animals are sacrificed to gain blessing from Hindu gods at a Hindu temple outside Kathmandu, Nepal.

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Hindu worshipers give offerings to a Hindu priest at a temple outside Kathmandu, Nepal.

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A Hindu worshiper allows a Hindu priest to bless her at a temple outside Kathmandu, Nepal.

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A Thai man prays and receives a blessing from a Buddhist monk on the streets of Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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A worshipper prays at one of the many Tibetan Buddhist temples in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, a province in China.

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Incense sticks burn in a Buddhist temple in Beijing, China.

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Worshipers come to Yonghe Temple, also known as Lama Temple, in Beijing, China, to offer prayers. Incense is used in Buddhist cultures in the home and in the temple. It is served as an offering to Buddha or various deities. It is also an important ritual act that is believed to clear the air of evil spirits.

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Worshipers come to Yonghe Temple, also known as Lama Temple, in Beijing, China, to offer prayers. Incense is used in Buddhist cultures in the home and in the temple. It is served as an offering to Buddha or various deities. It is also an important ritual act that is believed to clear the air of evil spirits.

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Worshipers come to Yonghe Temple, also known as Lama Temple, in Beijing, China, to offer prayers. Incense is used in Buddhist cultures in the home and in the temple. It is served as an offering to Buddha or various deities. It is also an important ritual act that is believed to clear the air of evil spirits.

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Worshipers come to Yonghe Temple, also known as Lama Temple, in Beijing, China, to offer prayers. Incense is used in Buddhist cultures in the home and in the temple. It is served as an offering to Buddha or various deities. It is also an important ritual act that is believed to clear the air of evil spirits.

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Worshipers come to Yonghe Temple, also known as Lama Temple, in Beijing, China, to offer prayers. Incense is used in Buddhist cultures in the home and in the temple. It is served as an offering to Buddha or various deities. It is also an important ritual act that is believed to clear the air of evil spirits.

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Worshipers come to Yonghe Temple, also known as Lama Temple, in Beijing, China, to offer prayers. Incense is used in Buddhist cultures in the home and in the temple. It is served as an offering to Buddha or various deities. It is also an important ritual act that is believed to clear the air of evil spirits.

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Worshipers light incense in the Shanghai City of God Taoist temple in Yuyuan Bazaar in the traditional Old Town area of Shanghai, China.

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The mouth of the Munzur River in Turkey is seen by the Zaza-Alevi people group as sacred. The Zaza-Alevi often come here to place candles at a shrine in order to receive a blessing.

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