India: Calcutta (8/13)

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Painting the eyes of the idols is an auspicious moment of the Durgo Pujo celebrations. An artisan in the traditional neighbourhood of Kumartuli paints the eyes of an idol. Traditionally, before painting on the eyes, the artisans were to fast for a day and eat only vegetarian food.
Painting the eyes of the idols is an auspicious moment of the Durgo Pujo celebrations. An artisan in the traditional neighbourhood of Kumartuli paints the eyes of an idol. Traditionally, before painting on the eyes, the artisans were to fast for a day and eat only vegetarian food.
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