A devotee, believed to be possessed by evil spirits, goes into state of trance as she lies in courtyard...
A devotee, believed to be possessed by evil spirits, goes into a state of trance as she lies in the courtyard of Guru Deoji Maharaj temple during a ghost fair at Malajpur village in Betul district in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh January 26, 2013. People from across India come to this fair to be exorcised of ‘evil spirits’. They are usually brought by relatives and they are most often women. The exorcism involves running around the temple courtyard to make the 'ghost' weak then being beaten by a priest with a broom. Picture taken January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION)
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