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Sacred Threads at Kalighat

For Bengali Brahmin boys it is a must to pierce their ears and wear a strand of these threads around their body for a year, once they reach puberty. It is quite a celebration and is considered Holy. You see these threads in Kalighat, all stacked up.

 

Photograph taken by : Debolina Dubois (your's truly)

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Taken on February 7, 2011