Haridwar, India. In India "Puja" are ceremonies of adoration for hindu people. Arati Puja is the fire ceremony celebrated usually near the sacred banks of Gange river. During the Kumbh Mela festival, every twelve years, holy men officiate this function in the dark before sunrise and before sunset.
In India, near the famous Taj Mahal, flows the sacred Yamuna river. In these waters hundreds species of birds over winter, expecially Woolly - Necked Stork (Ciconia Episcopus) and European White Stork (Ciconia Ciconia).