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Lord Krishna [The Festival of Janmashtami]

The festival of Janmashtami, marking Krishna's birthday, kicked off on August 9, 2012 in Dhaka, Bangladesh, with colourful processions and gatherings across the country.


According to Hindu belief, Krishna descended to this world some 5,500 years ago with a vow to establish love, truth and justice. The celebrations include colourful processions and gatherings, and kirtan, or devotional songs, Geeta Jaggyam prayers and puja at Hindu temples across the country.


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This image has been captured at Palashi, Dhaka, Bangladesh.


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Taken on August 9, 2012