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Singapore Celebrates Holika Dahan

SINGAPORE - MARCH 26: People prepare a bonfire and give offerings as they prepare to celebrate Holika Dahan on March 26, 2013 in Singapore. Holika Dahan, or burning of demon Holika, is celebrated the night before the Holi festival and is said to commemorate the escape of Prahlad, adevotee of god Vishnu, from being burned when carried by Demoness Holika into a fire. The bonfire is said to epitomize the victory of good over evil. (Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)
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SINGAPORE - MARCH 26: People prepare a bonfire and give offerings as they prepare to celebrate Holika Dahan on March 26, 2013 in Singapore. Holika Dahan, or burning of demon Holika, is celebrated the night before the Holi festival and is said to commemorate the escape of Prahlad, adevotee of god Vishnu, from being burned when carried by Demoness Holika into a fire. The bonfire is said to epitomize the victory of good over evil. (Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)
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People prepare a bonfire and give offerings as they prepare to... News Photo 164684149Bonfire,Celebration,Cultures,Giving,Holi,Horizontal,Human Interest,People,Preparation,Religion,Religious Offering,SingaporePhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesSINGAPORE - MARCH 26: People prepare a bonfire and give offerings as they prepare to celebrate Holika Dahan on March 26, 2013 in Singapore. Holika Dahan, or burning of demon Holika, is celebrated the night before the Holi festival and is said to commemorate the escape of Prahlad, adevotee of god Vishnu, from being burned when carried by Demoness Holika into a fire. The bonfire is said to epitomize the victory of good over evil. (Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)