April 19, 2013 – 06:25 PM

Picture This: Fire for the Gods


Hindus throughout India flooded the streets on Friday to honor the birth of the Hindu god Rama during the Ram Navami festival. The celebrations mark the climax of a nine day fast. Festivities peak at noon when, according to popular belief, Rama was born. Here, an Indian boy can be seen blowing fire during a religious procession in the city of Amritsar.

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