Sehwan Sharif

Sehwan Sharif

Women dance outside the ‘golden gate’ at the central shrine of the Sehwan Sharif festival. Around 1 million people attend the three day event that combines partying and prayer to mark the death of the Sufi mystic Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, who died 755 years ago. Photograph: Declan Walsh

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