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Nowruz in Mazar-i-Sharif

On the eve of Nowroz, women prepare a kind of milk pudding called “samanak” in large boilers. While the milk boils they chant carols and prayers, making wishes. When the pudding is ready they close the lids of the boilers and wait for the sun to rise.

As soon as the sun shows its face on the horizon, lids are lifted, eyes focused on the samanak. According to the belief, each and every one of the women sees a thing or a face related to their respective wishes.

Samanak means thirty angels. Hi... See more

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