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Maharishi Valmiki's Birthday

A scene from The Ramayana

Oct 2009 (annual)
Maharishi Valmiki, the learned and respected scholar, was the writer of the Hindu epic The Ramayana. He even has his own Hindu sect - the Valmikis. His birthday is a holy day for the sect, who pray and make offerings in his temples around India.
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