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Muharram

A Muharram ritual where a small child is touched with a knife as a token of his participation at the Muharram mourning. The children are never hurt.

TAGS: Blood, Child, Faith, India, Religion, Sacrifice

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Kolkata, India
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© Soumya Shankar Ghosal.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2014
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2014, 9:02 p.m.
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