Kashmir, which is divided between Pakistan and India, has a Muslim majority, but is not without a significant Hindu minority. Its Himalayan mountains contain a number of sites of Hindu pilgrimage, including this temple near Srinagar, the capital. To the left of this holy man is Ganesha, a pot-bellied elephant god popular in Hindu tradition. Kashmir has been a sore issue in India-Pakistan relations, and parts of the state have also been occupied by China.

1977, 1999 Richard McGuire

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