Look at me smile

Love these pumpkins painted like this, they are supposed to ward of evil-eye on some new development one is undertaking. Come new moon day, the roads where traders are present, will be full of these pumpkins broken and the evil eye on the establishments cleansed.

One such seller at the Tana Street, Purasawalkam.

3 comments on “Look at me smile”

  1. That sounds like such an interesting — and messy! — custom.

    Ram : As you rightly pointed out, this is an interesting, yet messy affair.


  2. Colorful, artsy, photo with the pumpkins, garland and coconuts!

    Ram : Yes Leif, Most of the Hindu festivities have these colours & spirit


  3. Ive been all over trying to find out what variety of pumpkin this is. Does anyone know?


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