A Muslim Pilgrimage

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Kashmiri Muslim women pray as a head priest displays the holy relic believed to be a whisker from the beard of the Prophet Mohammed on the occasion of the Muslim festival Mehraj-u-Alam, which marks ascension day, the journey from earth to heavens of the Prophet Mohammed, at the Hazratbal Shrine on May 5, 2016 in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian administered Kashmir, India.

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