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An Indian artist dressed as a devil gestures to the camera during a procession on the last day of Dusshera celebrations in Mysore, India, Monday, Oct. 14, 2013. According to Hindu mythology the festival celebrates the slaying of the demon Mahishasura by the goddess Chamundeeswari or Durga and the triumph of good over evil.

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An Indian artist dressed as a devil gestures to the camera during a procession on the last day of Dusshera celebrations in Mysore, India. According to Hindu mythology the festival celebrates the slaying of the demon Mahishasura by the goddess Chamundeeswari, or Durga, and the triumph of good over evil.

Young members of the village community walk around their village with painted bodies during the Grebeg Ritual on May 1, 2013 in Tegallalang, Bali, Indonesia. During the biannual ritual young members of the community parade through the village with painted faces and bodies to ward off evil spirits.

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Young members of the community walk round their village with painted bodies during the Grebeg Ritual in Tegallalang, Bali, Indonesia. During the biannual event young people parade through the village with painted faces and bodies to ward off evil spirits.