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Naraka Chaturdashi

Naraka Chaturdashi. Effigies of the demon Narkasura is created over many months and then paraded through the streets through the day and into the evening. The parade conclude with the burning of these effigies which are often filled with fire crackers and other combustible materials! and bursting of crackers and other associated revelry.

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sixty feet tall Narkasura



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    • # Christa

      I just love to see the costumes of other countries. Great set and I'm glad this evel figure will burn at the end :))

      2011.10.29 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Josy

      I like this idea, but I can't agree with Blaise Pascal's quotation

      2011.10.29 Edited Reply Cancel