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Lord Surya with seven horses (India)

The Yamunotri hot springs is called Surya Kund, and it is considered sacred by Hindu people.­ This statue of Surya was near the Yamunotri Surya Kund.­

For more info about Surya, go to en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Surya.

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Trekking Path to Yamunotri Dham, Beef, Uttarakhand 249141, India
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Photos taken at Yamunotri and on the Yamunotri trail (India)

The Yamuna is the largest tributary river of the Ganges.­ It meets the Ganges at the Sangam near Allahabad, site of the largest human gathering on Earth, the Hindu Kumbh Mela festival.­

High in the Yamuna valley, Yamunotri is an important Hindu pilgrimage destination.­

For more info, go to:
- en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Yamunotri
- en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Yamuna

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Photos taken in India in 2013

The highlight if this trip was the Maha Kumba Mela Hindu Festival, the largest human gathering on earth, which happens once every 12 years.­

Other regions visited include the springs of the Ganges river, Varanasi, the Konark sun temple.­

See also my photos of Nepal that I took the same year.­