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A Nepalese devotee receives a sacred thread or Janai, a yellow cotton... News PhotoHand,Hinduism,Kathmandu,Loyalty,Nepal,Old,Pashupatinath,Priest,Receiving,Religion,Spirituality,Thread,Vertical,Wrist,YellowPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA Nepalese devotee receives a sacred thread or Janai, a yellow cotton string worn across the chest or tied around the wrist of the right hand, from a Hindu 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 or sacred thread. AFP PHOTO/Prakash MATHEMA (Photo credit should read PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)