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Black Garden (An Offering) - Lisa Ross from the Rubin Museum of Art - beautiful photographs of Muslim saint shrines in Uyghur China.

Bacolaodiat Celebration (Chinese New Year) at Bacolod City, Philippines

Bacolaodiat Celebration (Chinese New Year) at Bacolod City, Philippines.

A rare window into Uygur life, culture, and religious practice by director and folklorist Rahile Dawut, PhD.  A small group of Uyghur women from a Xinjiang village discuss the need and importance of their Sufi order in contemporary times. The Mullah of the order tells the story of how she came into her position as a religious leader.  Wednesday May 1, 2013 @ 1:00 PM

A rare window into Uygur life, culture, and religious practice by director and folklorist Rahile Dawut, PhD. A small group of Uyghur women from a Xinjiang village discuss the need and importance of their Sufi order in contemporary times.

Unrevealed, Site 1 (Trees and Shelter), 2007. Many graves and ancient desert trees line the path that leads to a great saint's marker. Shelters have been built so pilgrims may spend the night, as a journey to a mazar is far for many. The shelter also offers respite from the high heat of the day and can be used as a place to have small meals.

The Spirit Of China's Sufi Shrines

Unrevealed, Site 1 (Trees and Shelter), 2007. Many graves and ancient desert trees line the path that leads to a great saint's marker. Shelters have been built so pilgrims may spend the night, as a journey to a mazar is far for many. The shelter also offers respite from the high heat of the day and can be used as a place to have small meals.

photo of Siberia, Tuva, Tuvan Siberian shamanism and paganism, fields around Kyzyl, Sacred Ovaa (shamanic altar) made of stones, dry branches and cloth where Tuvans perform religious shaman offerings and sacrifices for the spirits

Altars, shrines, and other sacred spaces from all traditions and spiritual paths.

Nanai, Ulchi and Nivkh people use log drums like this for their Bear Ceremony. The rhythms that recall the cycles of the bear's life are beaten out on the drum by the women of the village. An elaborate dance that is performed by dancers holding two long poles is danced while the drummers play.

Nanai, Ulchi and Nivkh people use log drums like this for their Bear Ceremony. The rhythms that recall the cycles of the bear's life are beaten out on the drum by the women of the village. An elaborate dance that is performed by dancers holding two long p

Besöka våra utställningar, gå en av våra fotokurser eller arrangera en konferens. Fotografiska är en internationell mötesplats om och för fotografi.

Besöka våra utställningar, gå en av våra fotokurser eller arrangera en konferens. Fotografiska är en internationell mötesplats om och för fotografi.

Mongolian shaman, ca. 1909.

1909 portrait of a Mongolian shaman wearing a ritual gown & holding a drum with the image of a spirit helper. National Museum of Finland

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