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Rolling around the temple ritual

During the Onathallu festival, male members of the Pallassana village, in Kerala, perform a penance kind of ritual by rolling on the ground of the temple.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Pallassana, India
Camera: NIKON D800
Copyright: © Aashit Desai