Friday, February 1, 2013

Do not try this at home (WARNING, graphic photos)

Kerala, India

They go into a trance, with the wild rhythm of the drums, they pierce their bodies and offer them to the gods, in hopes of purifying negativity. For several days in advance, they prepare their bodies and their minds for this extreme ritual.

Unfortunately, information on this Thaipusam ceremony is minimal, but here is a little, Thaipusam

Oh Incredible India!