A villager catches a chicken offering thrown by Tengger tribe devotees belonging to Indonesia’s Hindu minority to the crater of Mount Bromo volcano in East Java province on Tuesday during the annual Kasada ceremony. Hundreds of worshippers from the tribe offer a sacrifice of food and livestock for blessings of safety and prosperity. According to tribe elders the tradition is based on Tengger folklore where their gods granted the plea of a childless prince and princess on condition to sacrifice their 25th child. Read more
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