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A Nepalese devotee receives a Janai or sacred thread, which is a yellow cotton string worn across the chest or tied around the wrist of the right hand, from a priest during the Janai Purnima Festival at the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu on August 21, 2013. The Janai Purnima Festival is known as the Sacred Thread Festival during which Hindu men, especially the Brahmans and Chettris, perform their annual changing of Janai, a yellow cotton string worn across the chest or tied around the wrist of the right hand. AFP PHOTO/Prakash MATHEMA (Photo credit should read PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Nepalese devotee receives a Janai or sacred thread, which is a yellow cotton string worn across the chest or tied around the wrist of the right hand, from a priest during the Janai Purnima Festival at the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu on August 21, 2013. The Janai Purnima Festival is known as the Sacred Thread Festival during which Hindu men, especially the Brahmans and Chettris, perform their annual changing of Janai, a yellow cotton string worn across the chest or tied around the wrist of the right hand. AFP PHOTO/Prakash MATHEMA (Photo credit should read PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)
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August 21, 2013
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