The Daily Frame

BY Annie Strother  September 23, 2011 at 11:36 AM EDT


An Indian folk dancer from the Zanzar Performing Arts poses with her troupe during a rehearsal for the upcoming Navratri festival in Ahmedabad. Navratri, which means nine nights in Sanskrit, celebrates the Goddess Shakti and features a folk dance from northwestern India called Garba. It runs from Sept. 28 to Oct. 6. Photo by Sam Panthaky/AFP/Getty Images.