and is the name for the alphabet used to write different languages of the
Indian subcontinent, including Hindi,
Pali, etc. Its script is recognizable by a
distinctive horizontal line that runs along the top of the letters, linking them
together. The name is derived from the words
nagara. The text displayed in this
photo bears the title
‘Row of Lamps’ and is the name of an
Indian festival, commonly known as the Festival of Lights.
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