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Sacred Thread Festival

Men adorned with a Janai or sacred thread, which is a yellow cotton string worn across the chest or tied around the wrist of the right hand, pray during the Janai Purnima Festival. The Janai Purnima Festival is known as the Sacred Thread Festival during which Hindu men, especially the Brahmans and Chettris, perform their annual changing of Janai or sacred thread.—Text by AFP/Images by Agencies


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srini
Aug 21, 2013 06:43pm

Nice to see the PIC. In this function we change our old thread and put new thread. Surprise to see PIC in pakistan newspaper.

Haroon
Aug 22, 2013 03:08pm

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