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An artist paints the eyes of an idol of Hindu Godess Durga on the last day of 'Pitrupaksh' - days for offering prayers to ancestors - at a workshop in Mumbai on October 15, 2012. In Hindu mythology this day is also called 'Mahalaya' and describes the day when the gods created the ten armed goddess Durga to destroy the demon king Asura who plotted to drive out the gods from their kingdom. The five-day period of worship of Durga, who is attributed as the destroyer of evil, commences on October 20. AFP PHOTO/ INDRANIL MUKHERJEE (Photo credit should read INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/GettyImages)
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An artist paints the eyes of an idol of Hindu Godess Durga on the last day of 'Pitrupaksh' - days for offering prayers to ancestors - at a workshop in Mumbai on October 15, 2012. In Hindu mythology this day is also called 'Mahalaya' and describes the day when the gods created the ten armed goddess Durga to destroy the demon king Asura who plotted to drive out the gods from their kingdom. The five-day period of worship of Durga, who is attributed as the destroyer of evil, commences on October 20. AFP PHOTO/ INDRANIL MUKHERJEE (Photo credit should read INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/GettyImages)
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October 15, 2012
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INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / Staff
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An artist paints the eyes of an idol of Hindu Godess Durga on the... News Photo 154146613Artist,Day,Durga,Eye,Horizontal,Idol,India,Last Day,Mumbai,Offering,Painting,Praying,Religion,WorkshopPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPAn artist paints the eyes of an idol of Hindu Godess Durga on the last day of 'Pitrupaksh' - days for offering prayers to ancestors - at a workshop in Mumbai on October 15, 2012. In Hindu mythology this day is also called 'Mahalaya' and describes the day when the gods created the ten armed goddess Durga to destroy the demon king Asura who plotted to drive out the gods from their kingdom. The five-day period of worship of Durga, who is attributed as the destroyer of evil, commences on October 20. AFP PHOTO/ INDRANIL MUKHERJEE (Photo credit should read INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/GettyImages)