WEEK IN PHOTOS: Fire Walking Bull, Mass Graves, More

WEEK IN PHOTOS: Fire Walking Bull, Mass Graves, More
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Bangalore, India, January 14, 2009--An elaborately decorated bull braves the fire during the Makar Sankranti celebration.

Farmers honor their crops and beasts annually as part of the Hindu festival, which signals the end of the region's farming season.

Kite-flying also plays a large role in the festivities, as do dips in holy lakes.

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