Locally known as Bomena, the traditional culture of meeting the ladylove and romancing stealthily at night is known as Night hunting among the English-using ...
Like many religious festivals, which include painful penance, Thaipusam Piercings is a Hindu festival celebrated by the Tamil and Malayali community.
The yearly traditional Baby Jumping festival, locally known as El Colacho, takes place 60 days after Easter during the villages religious feast of Corpus Ch ...
The Fulani tribe, living in Benin, West Africa, maintains the ritual of the Whip Match, which is a too painful initiation into adulthood.
Modern people would be horrified to know about the strange funerary rituals of the Yanomami community, living in the villages within the Amazon Rainforest
Most of the women around the world are concerned about their physical beauty, mainly to make them attractive and sensual to the opposite sex.
The Hamar or Hamer tribe, living in the far south west of Ethiopia, are performing the custom of bull jumping, which initiates a boy into manhood.
Charak Puja, a folk festivals of the Hindu religion, is celebrated on the last day of the Bengali calendar month of Chaitra and is known as Chaitra Sankrant ...
The Marina ethnic tribe Madagascar's central highlands, ritually exhumes the remains of their ancestors for a celebration-cum-family reunion, known as Famad ...
Most of the women of the Mantawaian people, living in the remote western Sumatran archipelago believes that, Chiseling their teeth to make them attractive t ...
It may sound absurd, but it is a fact that instead of teeth whitening, the women of Senegal are keen to achieve beautiful smiles by tattooing their gums black.
The painful process of lip plating begins just six month or a year before a girl attains her age for marriage and the ritual is usually performed by her mother.
Thailand women wear spiral rings or brass coils around their necks and have become famous as the giraffe women. They use those rings to make their necks loo ...
Finger cutting, or Ikipalin, is a weird practice to display grief and mourning, followed by the Dani (or Ndani) tribe in the Western New Guinea.
Deep in the Brazilian Amazon, the aspiring men of the Satere-Mawe tribe have to endure the excruciating painful ritual of bullet ant glove test to prove the ...