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Holy Week Processions, people process all night often barefoot. It is worth visiting Seville at that time.

Holy Week Processions, people process all night often barefoot. It is worth visiting Seville at that time.

The distinctive cloaks and hoods (capirotes) of Spanish Holy Week processions.

The distinctive cloaks and hoods (capirotes) of Spanish Holy Week processions.

Week of Feb. 24, 2017:     Jalandhar, India:    An Indian Hindu man dressed as Lord Shiva holds a lit candle in his mouth as he takes part in a religious procession ahead of the Maha  Shivratri Festival in Jalandhar, India, on February 22.

Week of Feb. 24, 2017: Jalandhar, India: An Indian Hindu man dressed as Lord Shiva holds a lit candle in his mouth as he takes part in a religious procession ahead of the Maha Shivratri Festival in Jalandhar, India, on February 22.

Procession de la semaine sainte à Antigua Guatemala. http://antiguadailyphoto.com/2009/04/11/holy-week-processions/#.UmpnBFP2bFw

Procession de la semaine sainte à Antigua Guatemala. http://antiguadailyphoto.com/2009/04/11/holy-week-processions/#.UmpnBFP2bFw

Parava Kavadi is a ritual accomplished by the hindu followers of lord Muruga. The devotees undergo harsh fasting and convinced spiritual rituals for weeks before undertaking this demonstration called 'Parava Kavadi' or the ' Falcon Kavadi' (Garuda Kavadi). Kavadi is a festival related with piercing rituals. This specific procession lasts for several hours and the followers hang on to those hooks all the time. Not a single drop of blood is seen from those piercing wounds.

Parava Kavadi is a ritual accomplished by the hindu followers of lord Muruga. The devotees undergo harsh fasting and convinced spiritual rituals for weeks before undertaking this demonstration called 'Parava Kavadi' or the ' Falcon Kavadi' (Garuda Kavadi). Kavadi is a festival related with piercing rituals. This specific procession lasts for several hours and the followers hang on to those hooks all the time. Not a single drop of blood is seen from those piercing wounds.

Penitents walk up Calle Balborraz during the Holy Week procession of the Cofradia de la Virgen de la Esperanza on April 5, 2012 in Zamora, Spain. Easter week is traditionally celebrated with processions in most Spanish towns. By Jasper Juinen/Getty Images.

Penitents walk up Calle Balborraz during the Holy Week procession of the Cofradia de la Virgen de la Esperanza on April 5, 2012 in Zamora, Spain. Easter week is traditionally celebrated with processions in most Spanish towns. By Jasper Juinen/Getty Images.

Holy Week Procession

Holy Week Procession

allaboutmary:    The Holy Week procession with the statue of María Santísima de la Estrella in Seville, Spain.

allaboutmary: The Holy Week procession with the statue of María Santísima de la Estrella in Seville, Spain.

Ready to meet the parents? Antonio Banderas brought his girlfriend Nicole Kimpel to his Sp...

Ready to meet the parents? Antonio Banderas brought his girlfriend Nicole Kimpel to his Sp...

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