Photograph 20. Calling the “Essence of Fortune”

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

Photograph 20. Calling the “Essence of Fortune”

The last stage of the oboo worship involves a collective blessing from the whole assembly of worshippers called dallaga. Under the guidance of the lama (standing at the back on the left), people make a circular waving of the arms while holding offerings to be shared.

Üitekhen Oboo worship, Buryat people. 

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