Photos: Devotees dance during Kalash Yatra in New Delhi

Updated: 06 September, 2016 15:28 IST
  • Photos: Devotees dance during Kalash Yatra in New Delhi
    Indian Hindu devotees carry earthen pots containing sacred water with a coconut on top as they take part in a traditional religious procession locally known as Kalash Yatra in New Delhi on August 21. All pics/AFP
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    A statue of the Indian Hindu Lord Shiva is pictured as Hindu devotees sit on a cart. All pics/AFP
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  • Photos: Devotees dance during Kalash Yatra in New Delhi
    Indian Hindu devotees carry earthen pots containing sacred water with a coconut on top and dance as they take part in a traditional religious procession (unseen) as other devotees dances during Kalash Yatra
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    A kalash is a metal (brass, copper, silver or gold) pot with a large base and small mouth, large enough to hold a coconut
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    People dance during Kalash Yatra.
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    The kalash also refers to such a pot filled with water and topped with a coronet of mango leaves and a coconut. This combination is often used in Hindu rites
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Devotees took part in Kalash Yatra to pay obeisance to Lord Shiva in the national capital New Delhi. Here are some images of the procession

First Published: 22 August, 2016 07:00 IST