Photograph 25. Lama Reading Prayers

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

Photograph 25. Lama Reading Prayers

During the oboo ceremony, one or several lamas recite the appropriate Tibetan prayers in order to invite the oboo’s local deities into the shrine especially prepared for their arrival. The lamas’ prayers can last several hours, perhaps even the whole morning.

Üitekhen Oboo worship, Buryat people. 

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