Hordes of Indian Hindus take refuge in the protection of the holy river Ganges during an eclipse
SLATE INFORMATION: Eclipse Drives Thousands to Sacred Water Refuge
INDIA: Ganges River:
GV massive crowd of Indians by river. (3 shots). Hindu hordes seek protection in holy river as "demon" hides face of sun.
GV, SV men standing in river praying (3 shots).
SV men in strange postures, their legs locked behind neck etc. (3 shots). Some of the India's famous "ascetics", holy men who torture themselves in fantastic ways to appease the wrath of Hindu Gods.
GV, SV man hanging upside down on rope being swung backwards and forwards over fire.
Man on bed of nails
SV man crouching down counting his beads. (2 shots).
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Background: Hordes of Indian Hindus take refuge in the protection of the holy river Ganges during an eclipse