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Indian Elephant Painted for Festival

Indian Elephant Painted in Rangoli/ Holi Indian design during Hindu Festival - India

Elephant Festival in Jaipur, India

Decorated elephant at the annual elephant festival in Jaipur, India - Stock Photo from the largest library of royalty-free images, only at Shutterstock.

Jaipur's Painted Elephant Festival, #india

ELEFANTES ADORNADOS - "Jaipur's Elephant Festival: One Jumbo Sized Beauty Pageant!" -- Click through for a dozen photos of this festival where elephants are decorated stem to stern, as it were.

My Spiritual Aspect : this picture depicts my bright beautiful Indian culture. Our cultures form a lot of who we are, and don't necessarily have a link to our religion. This picture is from a popular Indian festival, Diwali which is means "the festival of lights" To me Diwali means spending times with my loved ones and almost like a culmination of the year and the one month fast I observe before Diwali.

Diwali Festival, these are very detailed candle holder and they are very colorful and bold ,something so small is amazing there very fascinating.

Decorated Indian Elephant at Hindu Festival in India - as a sign of respect for God. Hindus believe God pervades in everything as everything was created by God, hence animals are held sacred in India and are most respected with Hindu art, decorations and paintings. Another reason why majority of Hindus/Indians are vegetarians. 80% of India are vegetarians- अहिंसा - non violence, Hinduism.

ॐ Decorated Indian Elephant at Hinduism Festival in India - as a sign of respect for God.

Elephant Festival Jaipur, Rajasthan

The stars of Jaipur's elephant festival photographed by Charles Fréger

Elephant painted for the Jaipur Elephant Festival in India

Elephant painted for the Jaipur Elephant Festival in India If I won the lottery this would be my first trip!

The extraordinary painted elephants of India – in pictures

The extraordinary painted elephants of India – in pictures

The photographer Charles Fréger visits the annual elephant festival in Jaipur, Rajasthan, to capture the elephants and their riders - mahouts - dressed up and painted in splendid colours

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