Thursday, May 1, 2008

Throwing Babies Off Roofs For Luck?

You have got to see this video... it's strange how different cultures function and how their values and beliefs differ from place to place!

In a ritual that would terrify most mothers, Indian villagers have cheered as screaming babies were dropped from a 50-foot temple tower. For 500 years, worshippers at a Muslim shrine in western India have continued the tradition -- a rite considered to bring good health and good luck to the children. The infants land and bounce on a bed-sheet held taut by men 50 feet below, and are quickly passed through the crowd to their mothers.

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