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A Nepalese Hindu devotee receives red vermilion powder by a priest at... News PhotoAnnual Event,Event,Extreme Close-Up,Hinduism,Horizontal,Kathmandu,Loyalty,Nepal,Priest,Receiving,Red,Religion,Saraswati Puja,TilakaPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA Nepalese Hindu devotee receives red vermilion powder by a priest at Saraswati temple on the occasion of Basanta Panchami in Kathmandu on February 15,2013. Basanta Panchami is a Hindu festival which marks the arrival of spring in Nepal where devotees worship the Hindu Goddess of Education, Saraswati, and pray for knowledge and education. Young Hindu children are also introduced to the alphabet on this day. AFP PHOTO/ Prakash MATHEMA (Photo credit should read PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)