Posts Tagged 'kunde habba'

Sounds like a *f@*%?! good way to let off steam!

Loving the outfits! More on the unusual (to say the least!) Kunde Habba festival on somewhereintheworldtoday.com

The gods, they must be crazy seeing this abuse? Legend has it that Lord Aiyappa betrayed the tribals of Coorg on a hunting expedition aeons ago. So, on the fourth Thursday of May every year, they take “revenge”. They dress themselves up in strange costumes, shout expletives at the gods, and create a cacophony as part of Kunde Habba. Or, if you find that difficult to believe, on the eve of monsoon each year, the tribals drink, dance, tie their banians down, make merry and let go of their frustr … Read More

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