Photograph 16. “Praying” in Front of the Oboo

"Oboo" Sacred Monuments in Hulun Buir: Their Narratives and Contemporary Worship

Photograph 16. “Praying” in Front of the Oboo

While men tie scarves to the oboo, others stand in front of the oboo and perform appropriate ritual gestures. One of them consists of placing their hands on the heart before kneeling down with their foreheads touching the ground.

Bayan Khan Oboo worship, Buryat people. 

Shinekhen East "Sum," Evenki Autonomous Banner, June 2017