• A man stands outside and engages in an early morning prayer. Photo by Jenna Belhumeur
  • India Yatra reporters pose with editors from The Times of India. Photo by Han Zhang.
  • India Yatra reporters pose in front of the Hutheesing Jain Temple in Ahmedabad. Photo by Han Zhang.
  • Snapshot of a typical colorful alleyway in  Ahmedabad. Photo by Jenna Belhumeur.
  • One of many miniature shrines in an alleyway in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Photo by Sara Aridi.
  • Hundreds of people crowd the banks of the Ganges River in Rishikesh outside of the Parmarth Niketan ashram. Photo by Arielle Dreher.
  • Pujya Swamiji (third from right, in saffron robes), the guru from Parmarth Niketan, performs the sunset aarti. Photo by Han Zhang.
  • The Golden Temple quiets down in the evening. Photo by Rachel Lowry.
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  • India Yatra reporters pose in front of the Golden Temple.
  • A young Sikh child steps out of the Golden Temple's holy water. Photo by Jenna Belhumeur.
  • A musician leads a group of devotees in the Hare Krishna chant at the ISKCON mandir in Vrindavan, India.  Photo by Sam Steinberger.
  • India Yatra reporters with their instructor and fixer at the Taj Mahal near Agra, India.  Photo by Sam Steinberger.
  • India Yatra reporters have a traditional Punjabi lunch at the Radhavallabh Mandir, in Vrindavan. Photo by Alice Guilhamon
  • Devotees chant and sing inside the ISKCON Temple in Vrindavan. Photo by Jenna Belhumeur
  • Visitors are asked to take off their shoes and cleanse their feet with water before entering the Sis Ganj Sikh Gurdwara. Photo by Han Zhang.
  • Followers pray to the music at the Sis Ganj Sikh Gurdwara temple in Old Delhi. Photo by Han Zhang.
  • A group of Muslim worshipers sprint up the stairs of the Jama Masjid to catch the afternoon prayer in Old Delhi. Photo by Olivia Lace-Evans.
  • Butter lamps flicker in a Buddhist temple at the Indo-Tibetan colony of New Aruna Nagar, also called Majnu-ka-tilla or Samyeling. Photo by Sam Steinberger.
  • A devotee prays near the Nizamuddin Dargah Sufi Shrine in New Delhi, India.  Photo by Sara Aridi.
  • Qawwals singing at the Nizamuddin Dargah Sufi Shrine in New Delhi, India. Photo by Han Zhang.
  • A man stands outside and engages in an early morning prayer. Photo by Jenna Belhumeur

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    A man stands outside and engages in an early morning prayer. Photo by Jenna Belhumeur

  • India Yatra reporters pose with editors from The Times of India. Photo by Han Zhang.

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    India Yatra reporters pose with editors from The Times of India. Photo by Han Zhang.

  • India Yatra reporters pose in front of the Hutheesing Jain Temple in Ahmedabad. Photo by Han Zhang.

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    India Yatra reporters pose in front of the Hutheesing Jain Temple in Ahmedabad. Photo by Han Zhang.

  • Snapshot of a typical colorful alleyway in  Ahmedabad. Photo by Jenna Belhumeur.

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    Snapshot of a typical colorful alleyway in Ahmedabad. Photo by Jenna Belhumeur.

  • One of many miniature shrines in an alleyway in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Photo by Sara Aridi.

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    One of many miniature shrines in an alleyway in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Photo by Sara Aridi.

  • Hundreds of people crowd the banks of the Ganges River in Rishikesh outside of the Parmarth Niketan ashram. Photo by Arielle Dreher.

    Hundreds of people crowd the banks of the Ganges River in Rishikesh outside of the Parmarth Niketan ashram. Photo by Arielle Dreher.

  • Pujya Swamiji (third from right, in saffron robes), the guru from Parmarth Niketan, performs the sunset aarti. Photo by Han Zhang.

    Pujya Swamiji (third from right, in saffron robes), the guru from Parmarth Niketan, performs the sunset aarti. Photo by Han Zhang.

  • The Golden Temple quiets down in the evening. Photo by Rachel Lowry.

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    The Golden Temple quiets down in the evening. Photo by Rachel Lowry.

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  • India Yatra reporters pose in front of the Golden Temple.

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    India Yatra reporters pose in front of the Golden Temple.

  • A young Sikh child steps out of the Golden Temple's holy water. Photo by Jenna Belhumeur.

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    A young Sikh child steps out of the Golden Temple's holy water. Photo by Jenna Belhumeur.

  • A musician leads a group of devotees in the Hare Krishna chant at the ISKCON mandir in Vrindavan, India.  Photo by Sam Steinberger.

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    A musician leads a group of devotees in the Hare Krishna chant at the ISKCON mandir in Vrindavan, India. Photo by Sam Steinberger.

  • India Yatra reporters with their instructor and fixer at the Taj Mahal near Agra, India.  Photo by Sam Steinberger.

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    India Yatra reporters with their instructor and fixer at the Taj Mahal near Agra, India. Photo by Sam Steinberger.

  • India Yatra reporters have a traditional Punjabi lunch at the Radhavallabh Mandir, in Vrindavan. Photo by Alice Guilhamon

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    India Yatra reporters have a traditional Punjabi lunch at the Radhavallabh Mandir, in Vrindavan. Photo by Alice Guilhamon

  • Devotees chant and sing inside the ISKCON Temple in Vrindavan. Photo by Jenna Belhumeur

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    Devotees chant and sing inside the ISKCON Temple in Vrindavan. Photo by Jenna Belhumeur

  • Visitors are asked to take off their shoes and cleanse their feet with water before entering the Sis Ganj Sikh Gurdwara. Photo by Han Zhang.

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    Visitors are asked to take off their shoes and cleanse their feet with water before entering the Sis Ganj Sikh Gurdwara. Photo by Han Zhang.

  • Followers pray to the music at the Sis Ganj Sikh Gurdwara temple in Old Delhi. Photo by Han Zhang.

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    Followers pray to the music at the Sis Ganj Sikh Gurdwara temple in Old Delhi. Photo by Han Zhang.

  • A group of Muslim worshipers sprint up the stairs of the Jama Masjid to catch the afternoon prayer in Old Delhi. Photo by Olivia Lace-Evans.

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    A group of Muslim worshipers sprint up the stairs of the Jama Masjid to catch the afternoon prayer in Old Delhi. Photo by Olivia Lace-Evans.

  • Butter lamps flicker in a Buddhist temple at the Indo-Tibetan colony of New Aruna Nagar, also called Majnu-ka-tilla or Samyeling. Photo by Sam Steinberger.

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    Butter lamps flicker in a Buddhist temple at the Indo-Tibetan colony of New Aruna Nagar, also called Majnu-ka-tilla or Samyeling. Photo by Sam Steinberger.

  • A devotee prays near the Nizamuddin Dargah Sufi Shrine in New Delhi, India.  Photo by Sara Aridi.

    Devotee prays at Sufi Shrine, Delhi

    A devotee prays near the Nizamuddin Dargah Sufi Shrine in New Delhi, India. Photo by Sara Aridi.

  • Qawwals singing at the Nizamuddin Dargah Sufi Shrine in New Delhi, India. Photo by Han Zhang.

    Qawwals singing at the Nizamuddin Dargah Sufi Shrine in New Delhi, India. Photo by Han Zhang.

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