Sunday, January 24, 2010

Mount Mary Church

The Mount Mary Church at India-Mumbai
Situated on a quiet hillock in suburhan Bandra,Mount Mary is probably Mumbai's best known church for Christian and non-christians alike.As the name suggests,it is dedicated to the Mother of Christ.
In September, the festival of the Virgin Mother culminates in a week long fair,popularly kwons as Bandra Fair.
Stalls sall sticky Goan sweets and wax idols of the Virgin along with an assortment of candles shaped like hands,feet and various other body parts.
The sick and suffering choose one that corresponds to their ailment and light it in church.

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