Cavadee 09 | Kaylason
Posted February 8, 2009on:
Today i went to Kaylason (The big kovil in St-Croix to help friends distribute juice to those pilgrims who walk for such a long distance.
As all Mauritians know, they pierce their body with pins.. hang lemons and lots of other stuff and walk. They inflict suffering to their physical body in order to purify themselves(correct me if i am wrong).
So i stood there.. and seriously! more than 100 of those cavadee they carry passed in front of me. so obviously i took a lot of pics! You can view the album below.
Here are some pics summarizing the event:
They have to go three times around this kovil before they can relieve themselves from their cavadee.
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