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Divinity of Theyyam

INDIA | Tue, 18 Sep 2018 | By bamboo-craft | Views [118]

Theyyam-the ritualistic performance, which can be described as the most visible, spectacular art form of Malabar (Northern part of Kerala), associated with myths and legends. Theyyam can also be described as a form of worship consisting of rituals, colorful ... Read more >

Tags: color, culture, devine, festival, rituals, theyyam

Photos: Varanasi

INDIA | Mon, 2 Oct 2017 | By nitinv29 | Photo Gallery

An auspicious place to die !! As per Hindu belief , death in Banaras leads to Moksha! One of the world's oldest continually inhabited cities and regarded as Hinduism's one of the holiest places . Pilgrims come here to wash away a lifetime of sins in ... Read more >
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Tags: ancient city, culture, ganga, ghats, holy, india, rituals, river, travel, varanasi

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited: Bengali Stories

INDIA | Fri, 5 Jul 2013 | By marconovara | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

For most of my life I never thought much about photography. In 2008 I did my first solo trip taking photos with my mobile phone. Back from the adventure in the Amazon, and all around South America, I decided to study photography at academic level, but ... Read more >
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Tags: chaos, howrah, india, kolkata, portraits, rituals

The Art of Divination in Bangaan: Orpi

PHILIPPINES | Sun, 18 Nov 2012 | By januaryroads | Views [748]

  Every February, when green seedlings of mountain rice have already sprouted from the nursery, the Ifugao farmers of Bangaan, Banaue in Northern Philippines begin the long ritual of transplanting them to the terraces. Water, a plentiful resource ... Read more >

Tags: cordillera, harvest, ifugao, indigenous people, mountain province, philippines, photography, rites, rituals, sacrifice

Saraswati's Day & Hotel Anniversary Celebration

INDONESIA | Thu, 15 Nov 2007 | By justine | Views [10901] | Comments [2]

In Bali yesterday, November 10 th , [the posting was a little delayed] was the day to honor Saraswati, the Goddess of Knowledge, Learning, and Creativity. She’s this lovely slim woman, floating above a lotus flower (symbolizing the openness required ... Read more >

Tags: bali, ceremony, rituals, saraswati, ubud

 

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