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Picture of an Iranian boy wearing a white hat and lighting a candle to observe the Persian Festival of Autumn
October 2, 2021

Autumn Festival

In Karaj, Iran, a young boy lights a candle in observance of Mehregan, a Zoroastrian festival also known as the Persian Festival of Autumn. The festival honors the religion's divine being responsible for friendship and love.
Photograph by Newsha Tavakolian, Nat Geo Image Collection
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