Locals and Indian Hindu widows throw participated in Holi celebrations at the Gopinath temple, 180 kilometres (112 miles) south-east of New Delhi, India, on Monday. A few years ago this joyful celebration was forbidden for Hindu widows. Like hundreds of thousands of observant Hindu women, they would have been expected to live out their days in quiet worship, dressed only in white, their very presence being considered inauspicious for all religious festivities.
Sept. 27 Photo Brief: Rare rhinos brutally dehorned in India, the two Mona Lisas, a man who could fit in a shoe and Netanyahu’s graphic of a bomb
Rare rhinos brutally dehorned in India, the two Mona Lisas, a man who could fit in a shoe, Netanyahu’s graphic of a bomb and more in today’s daily brief.