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Hindu New Year

Worshippers stand under a giant effigy called ogoh-ogoh which represents evil spirits during a parade a day before Nyepi, the annual day of silence marking the Balinese Hindu New Year in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, March 22, 2012. Hindus in the world's most populous Muslim country will celebrate their new year Friday by observing a day of silence in which they have to stay inside their homes and meditate in silence and darkness for the entire day. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)

Balinese New Year

Nyepi marks the Balinese new year, where people stay at home to meditate in silence and darkness.