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S-AFRICA-HINDU-KAVADY-FESTIVAL
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Branded_id APN116125
Orientation panoramic
Title S-AFRICA-HINDU-KAVADY-FESTIVAL
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City DURBAN
Property Release PR-NON
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Ingestion_path african.pictures/Independent Photographers/Rajesh Jantilal
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Subcollections Rajesh Jantilal
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Media Id 98_1041
Creation_date 2007-02-04T12:40:00
Collections Independent Photographers
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Description DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA: A Hindu devotee walks in a state of trance as after many devotees pulled their respective chariots decked with flowers, milk, lime, fruits, hooks, hindu deities, camphor, lamp and spikes sewed to his body during the annual Hindu Thaipusam Kavady festival on 4 February 2007 at the Chatsworth Magazine Barracks Shree Vishnu Hindu temple in Chatsworth township some 40 kilometres north of Durban.The festival is a purification ritual offering prayers, penance, observing a strict month long vegetarian diet and in honour of Hindu God , Muruga. PHOTO:www.rajeshjantilal.com
Province DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA
Country SOUTH AFRICA
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Pixel Size 6000 x 3376
Credit Line Rajesh Jantilal / Independent Photographers / african.pictures
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