IRAN-RELIGION-ZOROASTRIANS-SADEH : News Photo

IRAN-RELIGION-ZOROASTRIANS-SADEH

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Iranian Zoroastrian priest, Moubad Rashin Jahangir, carries a vase of coal in order to set firewood ablaze during the annual Zoroastrian Sadeh festival in a 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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Iranian Zoroastrian priest, Moubad Rashin Jahangir, carries a vase of coal in order to set firewood ablaze during the annual Zoroastrian Sadeh festival in a 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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