IRAN-RELIGION-ZOROASTRIANS-SADEH : News Photo

IRAN-RELIGION-ZOROASTRIANS-SADEH

An Iranian Zoroastrian priest sets firewood ablaze in celebration of the annual Zoroastrian Sadeh festival in a western suburb of Tehran on January 29, 2013. Sadeh, is an ancient Persian festival that is celebrated by setting a huge bonfire to honour fire and to defeat the forces of darkness, frost, and cold. Sadeh means 'hundred' and refers to one hundred days and nights past the end of summer. AFP PHOTO/BEHROUZ MEHRI (Photo credit should read BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)
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An Iranian Zoroastrian priest sets firewood ablaze in celebration of the annual Zoroastrian Sadeh festival in a western suburb of Tehran on January 29, 2013. Sadeh, is an ancient Persian festival that is celebrated by setting a huge bonfire to honour fire and to defeat the forces of darkness, frost, and cold. Sadeh means 'hundred' and refers to one hundred days and nights past the end of summer. AFP PHOTO/BEHROUZ MEHRI (Photo credit should read BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)
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January 29, 2013
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An Iranian Zoroastrian priest sets firewood ablaze in celebration of... News Photo 160341021Annual Event,Bonfire,Celebration,Cleric,Firewood,Horizontal,Iran,Iranian,Middle East,Minority Groups,Priest,Religion,Religious Celebration,Set,Suburb,TehranPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPAn Iranian Zoroastrian priest sets firewood ablaze in celebration of the annual Zoroastrian Sadeh festival in a western suburb of Tehran on January 29, 2013. Sadeh, is an ancient Persian festival that is celebrated by setting a huge bonfire to honour fire and to defeat the forces of darkness, frost, and cold. Sadeh means 'hundred' and refers to one hundred days and nights past the end of summer. AFP PHOTO/BEHROUZ MEHRI (Photo credit should read BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)