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Breaking earthen pots filled with curd to celebrate the legend of Krishna, the child-god, from stealing butter. Locals hang their butter in pots from the ceiling to ward against the deities theft. 

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Shoba, 17

Varkala beach .

 

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Held every month at Sivananda Ashram, thousands of locals travel from the surrounding area to this health camp – gaining a free consultation and meal and leaving with a bag of Ayurvedic medicine. The Ashram is volunteer run and not profit driven, all of its proceeds go towards funding the registered medical charity.

 

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Elephant Rehabilitation Center,

Neyyar Dam 

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Chamudeswery Temple,

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A Hindu archaka who conducts ritual worship and the elephant he is sculpting 

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