Living with the dead

Living with the dead

Indonesia’s Toraja people keep their dead relatives or dead family members in their homes, treating them as if they were alive. WARNING: Before you start …

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Eye Taboo in Buddhist Art

Eye Taboo in Buddhist Art

In many Buddhist areas, portray the eyes is tantamount to bringing a picture to life. The Theravada Buddhists of Ceylon have a ceremony named netra pinkama (eye ceremony) the place the eyes of a statue …

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