Photograph 18. Kowtowing after the Shaman’s Call

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

Photograph 18. Kowtowing after the Shaman’s Call

During oboo rituals conducted by a shaman, worshippers kowtow after the shaman’s spirits asks them to do so.

Merten clan oboo worship, Dahur people. 

Bayantal Dahur ethnic village, Evenki Autonomous Banner, June 2017