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Candle in an earthen vessel, Jodhpur, the blue city, India.

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Johpur is known as "The Blue City" due to the Brahman neighborhoods being painted in blue. The blue is an historic color for Brahman homes that most of the city adopted. It is said to keep the mosquitoes at bay and the temperatures cooler.

This is a candle in an earthen vessel made of clay that adorned a home during Diwali, The Festival of Lights.
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Johpur is known as "The Blue City" due to the Brahman neighborhoods being painted in blue.  The blue is an historic color for Brahman homes that most of the city adopted.  It is said to keep the mosquitoes at bay and the temperatures cooler.<br />
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This is a candle in an earthen vessel made of clay that adorned a home during Diwali, The Festival of Lights.