Jhapan Festival in Silli, India - 18 Aug 2019

Jhapan Festival in Silli, India - 18 Aug 2019

Villagers perform a Fire Play in the evening of Jhapan Festival as per their Traditional practices. Jhapan Festival is the largest Snake Festival of Bengal & Jharkhand where Snakes (cobras, pythons, vipers) are being worshipped as a part of Traditional Ritual. This ritual happen during Manasa Puja, (The Hindu Goddess of Snake & curing Snake bites) which falls generally mid of August every year. (Photo by Avishek Das / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)(Sipa via AP Images)

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