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Melancholy through a Blue Café
A look in the sky
A Cannon rests on hallowed ground near the Battle at Bull Run,..
An inhabitant of Azad Kashmir
A wonderful mesmerizing evening of mountain river
Nightlife of Tokyo
A unique waterfall between mountains while travelling Kumrat valley
circadian rhythm on point | singing the song of his people
Belief
Toes in the water as the waves roll in
Summer Days
From hurts to happiness
Resting with soul among chamomile field
Mother always sends the tears away
Buddha's looking at the sunset
Flowers against a winter sky in Brunswick, Melbourne
The Sun As Light House
The Kid
Little fascinated girl
Girl with chickens on a summer morning.
Wanna be like Putin
Smiling finally
Summer at the beach
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
From hurts to happiness

This is an important ritual of the Hindu Tamil community, this ritual to commemorate the God Murugan. The ceremony recalls the moment Murugan was given the trident by God Pavarti with unparalleled strength to win the devils. The most prominent rituals are the iron crosses through the mouth, neck, or hanging milk jugs on the body with hooks. They perceive that the more they suffer, the more they prove to be respectful to the Gods, then the Gods will give them protection against the devil.

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Date Taken: 07.2018
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Date Uploaded: July 10, 2018, 10:32 a.m.
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