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Udappu fishing village situated in Sri Lanka. The people of Udappu are Hindu Karawa of South Indian origin. In the Tamil month of Avani is an 18-day festival. This period is spent in prayer and fasting and a final celebration of firewalking, and making of pongal to the gods to protect udappu's fisherman who wil set sail for days and months in the deep seas of ceylon.

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Dehiwela, Sri Lanka
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Date Taken: 10.2015
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