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Indian cow dung festival celebrates end to Diwali

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Dozens of exuberant villagers scoop up handfuls of cow dung this week for the Gorehabba festival, a local conclusion to India's most important festival, Diwali. The festival is unique to a village where locals believe their god -- Beereshwara Swamy -- was born in cow excrement. Some Hindus believe cows and everything they produce is sacred and purifying.

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