Indian brides display henna designs on their hands during a mass wedding ceremony of 35 couples.
In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, a Nepalese vendor sells powder during Tihar, the festival of lights, in Kathmandu.
In New Delhi, toxic smog shrouds the landmark India Gate following massive fireworks during the Diwali festival, a major Hindu holiday.
A relative throws pedestals at a place where a Lion Air Boeing plane crashed at sea in Indonesia, killing all 189 people on board.
This gallery was curated by Associated Press photo editor Masayo Yoshida in Tokyo.
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