Photo Of The Day – Lakh Batti – Christy Woodrow

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Title: Lakh Batti – 100,000 Lights
Description: The ceremony this woman is taking part in at Soyambhu Temple in Kathmandu is called Lakh Batti, also known as one hundred thousand lights. This ceremony is performed for many different reasons in the Hindu religion including; remembering the dead, to change the course of one’s life, to give good fortune, to heal health problems and many other situations.

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Photograph Copyright Christy Woodrow

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