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Vegetarian Festival (Thailand)

by | 31st, January 2011

THAILAND-VEGETARIAN-FESTIVAL

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A devotee of the Chinese Sam Hong Hoo has his face pierced prior to a procession on October 4, 2008, at the Vegetarian Festival in Phuket. The festival celebrates vegetarianism and calls on devotees through acts of mortification to purify themselves as they take on the sins of the community. AFP PHOTO / NICOLAS ASFOURI



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