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This Hindu Festival Sees Worshippers Put Scorpions On Their Faces

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Ruptly in English
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Thousands of Hindu worshippers gather on a hilltop at Kondammai temple in Kandkoor at the end of July to take part in the Naga Panchami festival, where devotees worship the snakes and scorpions by placing the animals on their bodies and faces. The worshippers are so confident that the goddess will keep them from harm that they even put the poisonous creatures on the faces of their children, with kids as young as 5 years old receiving the frightening arachnids on their faces.

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