January 15, 2012. An Indian Sadhu (Hindu holy man) takes a dip in the sea at Gangasagar, about 155 kms south of Kolkata. Some four hundred thousand Hindu pilgrims gathered at the Gangasagar Mela (Fair) to take a dip in the ocean at the confluence of the River Ganges and the Bay of Bengal, on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, a holy day of the Hindu calendar considered to be of great religious significance in Hindu mythology. | Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP/Getty Images

"Artisans work on semi-finished clay statues of Hindu goddess Durga in Kumartoli, the idol makers village of Kolkata. Ongoing monsoon rain has made it difficult for artisans to finish idols on schedule, with the recent economic slowdown and high inflation adding to the difficulties of the idol-makers ahead of the festive season. (Aug. 22, 2011)"

14 Things That Will Get You Excited For Summer In India

Aam lovin’ it.

This fruit that has the magical power of converting a bad day into a good one.

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It blesses you with different flavours so that it can delight your taste buds in more ways than one.

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This is the powerful gift of nature that is bursting with taste. Yum.

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Did you get a whiff of it by just looking at this?

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