These unusual customs though incomprehensible, are still awfully fascinating to read.

Bizarre Customs In India Guaranteed To Shock You!

There are several customs and traditions in India that are so unusual and unexpected that you won’t want to believe! These unusual customs though incomprehensible, are still awfully fascinating to read. So let's get ahead.

  1. In Karnataka, babies are thrown from the 50 feet high Sri Santeswar Temple for good luck. Of course, they are caught by the family members with the help of a cloth.

  2. In Indonesia in the Dani tribe, women have to cut a part of their fingers upon the death of a family member in order to ‘satisfy the ancestors’.

  3. In Andhra Pradesh during Dusshera, several devotees gather at Dvaragattu Temple with lathi and hit each other on the heads. Later these men drenched in blood, go to celebrate the killing of the demon.

  4. In Tamil Nadu on the festival of Thaipoosam, devotees follow a 48 day fast and pierce their bodies with hooks, skewers and lances. Some even try to pill trucks or heavy objects with the hooks in their skin to gain the attention of the god.

  5. In Madhya Pradesh during Govardhan festival, villagers adorn their cattle with flowers and colours and lay down on the ground, letting thee cattle to walk over them!

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