November 23, 2018 09:28 IST

Indians offer prayers to Lord Shiva on the auspicious day of Kartika Pournami

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Kartika Pournami In India Indian Hindu devotees perform a ritual by lighting diyas (earthen lamps) as offerings to Lord Shiva at a temple on Kartika Pournami, or 'full moon day,' in Hyderabad on November 22, 2018. Credit: NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images
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Kartika Pournami In India Indian Hindu devotees perform a ritual by lighting diyas (earthen lamps) as offerings to Lord Shiva at a temple on Kartika Pournami, or 'full moon day,' in Hyderabad on November 22, 2018. Credit: NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images
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Kartika Pournami In India Indian Hindu devotees perform a ritual by lighting diyas (earthen lamps) as offerings to Lord Shiva at a temple on Kartika Pournami, or 'full moon day,' in Hyderabad on November 22, 2018. Credit: NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images
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Kartika Pournami In India Indian Hindu devotees perform a ritual by lighting diyas (earthen lamps) as offerings to Lord Shiva at a temple on Kartika Pournami, or 'full moon day,' in Hyderabad on November 22, 2018. Credit: NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images