Worship in the East

Worship in the East.

The profoundly Buddhist people of Myanmar has worshippers making a circumnavigation of the Golden Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon.  worshippers wandering around the Golden Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, MyanmarGolden deities in a Chinese temple in Singapore.  golden deities in a Chinese templeAt a Hindu temple in Little India in Singapore. A Hindu temple in Little India in SingaporeWorship in a temple in Penang , Malaysia.  worship in a Penang templeFujian temple, Chinatown, Saigon. Fujian temple, Chinatown, SaigonA fruit blessing in Bali.fruit blessingWorshipping a deity in Udaipur, India.Worshipping a deity in Udaipur, IndiaHolyman dispelling fear and offering benediction in Udaipur, India.holyman dispelling fear and offering benedictionMany of the Jains wear masks over their faces so that they won’t accidentally inhale and cause the death of an insect. (Jain Temple at Ranakpur.)
The Jain Temple at Ranakpur in India's province of RajasthanA man praying in a doorway at Fatehpur Sikri, a mosque just outside of Agra, India. A man praying in a doorway at Fatehpur Sikri, a mosque just outside of Agra, IndiaA mosque in Fez, Morocco. A mosque in Fez, MoroccoAt Christmas, the members of the congregation of the French Catholic Church in Hanoi are painting Joseph for the Nativity scene (Vietnam). Hanoi at Xmas, Painting Joseph for the Nativity SceneWorshipping Buddha in Sukothai, Thailand. Worshipping Buddha in Sukothai1, ThailandA Eucalyptus tree and Buddhist monks in Lao.A eucalyptus tree and Buddhist monks in LaosA broken Buddha meditates amongst the leg irons in the Genocide Museum, formerly the S-21 Prison, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. A broken Buddha meditates amongst the leg irons in the Genocide Museum, formerly the S-21 Prison, in Phnom Penh, CambodiaMore of Tuesday Photo Challenge: Worship.

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3 responses to “Worship in the East

  1. Very interesting! I love that you include many religious traditions. In every area of the world, one can find a variety of faiths, and your selection is very colorful.

  2. Pingback: Tuesday Photo Challenge – Round Up 156 – Dutch goes the Photo!·

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