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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Culture and the Arts
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.

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Date Taken: 11.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Kolkata, India
Copyright: © Soumya Shankar Ghosal