Photograph 17. Circumambulation around the Oboo

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

Photograph 17. Circumambulation around the Oboo

Throughout worship, people walk three times clockwise around the oboo while feeding it milk, alcohol, millet, dry cakes, and other ritual items. Circumambulation is a sign of respect to the deities.

Bayan Khan Oboo worship, Buryat people. 

Shinekhen East "Sum," Evenki Autonomous Banner, June 2013