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Even the sea of people is symmetrical.
Despite, or perhaps because, of the sense of claustrophobia they evoke, images of huge crowds are always fascinating. Even more mesmerizing still are those occasions when tens of thousands of people gather together in an act of devotion. The peaceful multitude shown here has gathered for the annual Eid celebrations in India. With the staggering backdrop of India’s Taj Mahal, these spellbinding images make for some truly unforgettable viewing.