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[Kathmandu, August 23. Image via Getty]

Nepalese Hindus dressed in red dance after paying homage to Shiva, the Hindu god of destruction, as they celebrate the Teej festival in Kathmandu on August 23, 2009. The three-day long Teej festival, celebrated by Hindu women in Nepal and some parts of India, is observed with married women fasting during the day and praying for long lives for their husbands, while unmarried women wish for handsome husbands and happy conjugal lives. AFP PHOTO/Prakash MATHEMA (Photo credit should read PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)