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India's Caste System

Margaret Bourke-White1946

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Indian bridegroom (L) w. Hindu priest who is stirring plate w. holy fire, so that he may offering prayers of oblation to God as he sits in the midst of his guests in the home of his bride during Brahman caste wedding ceremony.

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  • Title: India's Caste System
  • Date: 1946
  • Location: India
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: India, Religion, Hindu, People And Customs, Marriages, Religions, Prayer, Caste System, Vintage Print, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_735191
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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