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Indian women come to the sacred Sipra River in the city of Ujjain, India, to leave offerings and cleanse themselves of their sins. The Sipra River flows from the Ganges, and Indians believe a dip in the waters will wash away their sins and purify their hearts.

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A shrine mounted next to a doorway burns incense in Melaka, Malaysia.

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A young man lights incense and offers prayers in a Chinese Buddhist temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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A man reaching to the top candle, lighting his bundle of incense at a temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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A worshiper at a Chinese Buddhist temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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A Buddhist woman lights incense and offers prayers in a temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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A Buddhist woman lights incense and offers prayers in a temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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A Buddhist woman lights incense and offers prayers in a temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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A woman lights incense in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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A Chinese Buddhist lights incense and offers prayers at a temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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People of all ages come to pray, light candles and incense in honor of Buddha on Wan Phrae, a monthly Buddhist holiday in northern Thailand.

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Dajia Jenn Lann Temple in Taichung, Taiwan, is a Chinese folk religion dedicated to the Chinese sea goddess Mazu.

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Dajia Jenn Lann Temple in Taichung, Taiwan, is a Chinese folk religion dedicated to the Chinese sea goddess Mazu.

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A worshiper pray with lit incense in Dalongdong Bao’an Temple in Taipei, Taiwan. Dalongdong Ba’oan is Taiwanese folk religion temple.

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A man kneels to pray in Dalongdong Ba’oan Temple in Taipei, Taiwan. Dalongdong Ba’oan is Taiwanese folk religion temple.

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After lighting incense, a man prays in Dalongdong Bao’an Temple in Taipei, Taiwan. Dalongdong Ba’oan is a Taiwanese folk religion temple.

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People pray in Longshan Temple in Taipei, Taiwan.

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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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