Throwing Babies off of balconies…ancient Indian tradition!

well that certainly sounds like more fun for the parents than for the babies…

babies.jpg — One by one they went. A priest in India hurled babies over the edge of a balcony to a blanket below.

What probably seems shocking to you is actually a centuries-old tradition.

Superstitious moms and dads flock to the temple in Jalna for the ritual.

People who participated in the ceremony say no child has ever been hurt in the process.

watch a video of this happy event on


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