The Bobgil Shrine compound on the road to Lerik, Azerbaijan, is considered a holy place by the Talysh people. These men have come during the Novruz holiday to offer a sheep sacrifice to God as a way of seeking forgiveness of sin. Novruz is a spring celebration and has its roots in Persian Zoroastrianism. The Talysh people are an Iranian people group who live in Iran and Azerbaijan.

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