Young Indonesian Girl Celebrating Idul Adha

Young Indonesian Girl Celebrating Idul Adha

This young Indonesian girl is participating in a Javanese tradition called “Pawai Obor,” or “The Torch Walk.” On the night before Idul Adha, Javanese elementary school students light torches and go around the village reciting Arabic prayers. It is known as “Takbir Keliling,” or “Going around giving praise to Allah,” in bahasa Indonesia.

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