AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

AP Photos: Sikh birthday celebration; Hong Kong protests; Japanese imperial ritual

A Sikh lights candles at the illuminated Golden Temple on the eve of the birthday of Guru Nanak, the religion’s founder, in Amritsar, India.

In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, protester is detained in Hong Kong, which is in the sixth month of increasingly violent pro-democracy demonstrations.

A Hindu devotee takes a dip in the River Ganges in Varanasi, among the world's oldest cities, where millions of Hindu pilgrims gather annually for ritual bathing and prayers.

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This gallery was curated by Associated Press photo editor Shuji Kajiyama in Tokyo.

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