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Fallen deities

Newar community girls dressed as deities participate in a parade marking Yomari Puni festival in Katmandu, Nepal, on Friday. Yomari Puni is a festival observed annually by the Newari community on a full moon day where Yomari, a confection of rice flour, is prepared and eaten. (AP/Niranjan Shrestha)
Newar community girls dressed as deities participate in a parade marking Yomari Puni festival in Katmandu, Nepal, on Friday. Yomari Puni is a festival observed annually by the Newari community on a full moon day where Yomari, a confection of rice flour, is prepared and eaten. (AP/Niranjan Shrestha)

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