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Why You Might Let Someone Crack a Coconut on your Head

It’s amazing to me how many different types of Hindu ceremonies there are, and how many I’m not familiar with. This National Geographic video showcases an annual ceremony in Tamil Nadu, in┬áSouthern India, where priests break one coconut after another on people’s heads as a way of thanking the goddess of wealth, Laxmi. Apparently, devotees– [...]