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L'esport dels herois, Isfahan (1)

Varzesh-e Pahlavani, meaning the "Sport of the Heroes", also known as Varzesh-e Bastani, meaning the "Sport of the Ancients", is a traditional discipline of gymnastics and wrestling of Iran, which was originally a military training. It combines elements of the pre-Islamic Iranian culture with the spirituality of Sufism.

 

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Taken on January 1, 2003