Category Archives: Photos

Varahakshetra, 2001

Barahakshetra, Nepal, 2001, credits: Prof. Chiara Letizia
Jhakri Rai offers puja at the holy confluence, Nepal, 2001, credits: Prof. Chiara Letizia
Jhakri Rai puts tika to devotees after performing puja at the holy confluence, Nepal, 2001, credits: Prof. Chiara Letizia
Dhami Rai on the bank of Koka river, Nepal, 2001, credits: Prof. Chiara Letizia
Jhākri Gurung in Varaha temple, Varahakshetra, Nepal, 2001, credits: Prof. Chiara Letizia
Sraddha on Koshi river, Nepal, 2001, credits: Prof. Chiara Letizia
Sraddha on Koshi river, Nepal, 2001, credits: Prof. Chiara Letizia
Jhakri Cheetri performs puja in Varakshetra Kartik mela, Nepal, 2001, credits: Prof. Chiara Letizia
Jhakri Rai at the holy confluence, Nepal, 2001, credits: Prof. Chiara Letizia
Nisan Jatra from Chattara to Varahakhsetra, Kartik Mela, Nepal, 2001, credits: Prof. Chiara Letizia
Sraddha on Koshi river, Nepal, 2001, credits: Prof. Chiara Letizia

 

Various locations, Nepal, 2005-2016

1. A cult to a forest spirit (ritual to Bhureni, Bung, Nepal, 2008)

2. A ‘shaman’ jhankri (Kulung shaman, Nepal, 2016)

3. A temple to the goddess of knowledge (Sarasvatī) in the Bung public school for Hindu, Buddhist and Kirantist students

4. Disease with others: throwing bad influences in neighborhood valleys (Sansari ritual, Kowlam, Nepal, 2016)

5. Way to get merit: Buddhist stupa built by non Buddhist Kulung Rai (Kiraonle, Nepal, 2005)

6. A gospel in a church (Bung, Nepal, 2016).

7. The devotion to a self-manifested power (Salpa lake, Nepal, 2008)

8. The pilgrimage to an Holy place (Halesi, Nepal, 2017)

9. Protective power, whoever it is (Halesi, Nepal, 2017)

Credits: Dr. Grégoire Schlemmer

Amroha, India, 2015

1. The Saddo Masjid

2. A Muslim visitor at the Vasudeo Mandir

3. The shrine to Zain Khan Zainka Baba, at Vasudev Mandir

4. A Hindu woman rubs the body of her son with sacred oil while Muslim offter prayers at the dargah of Nasruddin Shah

5. A Hindu devotee patient at the Shah Vilayat Dargah

6. A wedding invitation deposited by a Hindu family at the Dargah of Shah Vilayat

7. Hindu shopkeepers decorating Shia alams during Moharram

8. Upper caste Muslims offer tea to Hindu Dalits celebrating Valmiki Jayanti

Credits: Dr. Laurent Gayer