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A devotee holds an oil lamp in front of a shivling made from chocolate in Ahmedabad on March 8, 2013, ahead of the Maha Shivratri festival. The chocolate shivling, a phallic representation of the Hindu deity Shiva, weighing some 500 kilograms and 5.36 meters tall, will be distributed to charitable homes following the conclusion of the religous festival. AFP PHOTO / Sam PANTHAKY (Photo credit should read SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty Images)
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A devotee holds an oil lamp in front of a shivling made from chocolate in Ahmedabad on March 8, 2013, ahead of the Maha Shivratri festival. The chocolate shivling, a phallic representation of the Hindu deity Shiva, weighing some 500 kilograms and 5.36 meters tall, will be distributed to charitable homes following the conclusion of the religous festival. AFP PHOTO / Sam PANTHAKY (Photo credit should read SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty Images)
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March 08, 2013
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A devotee holds an oil lamp in front of a shivling made from... News Photo 163355729Ahmedabad,Chocolate,Electric Lamp,Gujarat,Hinduism,Hold,Horizontal,India,Loyalty,Maha Shivaratri,Making,Oil,Religion,Religious CelebrationPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA devotee holds an oil lamp in front of a shivling made from chocolate in Ahmedabad on March 8, 2013, ahead of the Maha Shivratri festival. The chocolate shivling, a phallic representation of the Hindu deity Shiva, weighing some 500 kilograms and 5.36 meters tall, will be distributed to charitable homes following the conclusion of the religous festival. AFP PHOTO / Sam PANTHAKY (Photo credit should read SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty Images)