from Our Take on Your Take:

All about Eid

November 27, 2009

This week, both the Reuters Pictures wire and the submissions to Your View were dominated by pictures of the Muslim festival of sacrifice, Eid al-Adha. This photo from Saad Shahriar in Bangladesh clearly captures the desperation some people feel to get home to celebrate the festival with friends and family. Saad used a slow shutter speed to add a hurried sense to the chaotic scene.

Did Jesus headline Glastonbury before Springsteen?

November 27, 2009

glastonburyJesus Christ may have visited an English town now renowned for a raucous modern-day music festival to meet ancient druids, a new film argues.  “And Did Those Feet” explores the theory that Jesus accompanied Joseph of Arimathea on a visit to the area around the southern English town of Glastonbury.

Nepal Hindu temple conducts biggest animal sacrifice on earth

November 25, 2009

sacrificeAt least 15,000 buffalo and “countless” goats and birds were sacrificed in a temple in southern Nepal on Wednesday in a ritual billed as the single biggest animal slaughter on earth.

October a busy month for Indian religious festivals

By Reuters Staff
October 28, 2009

October is a busy month for Indian religious festivals in India. Here are Reuters videos from three of them.