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Rice Photo Gallery VI

Rice Rituals and Festivals

 

 

Pahiyas (Philippines)

The Pahiyas, or colorful kipings (leaf-shaped decorations made of rice flour paste) strung like chandeliers, which is an offering to honor the patron saint of the Filipino farmer, San Isidro Labrador.


Rice Ritual, Cha-laew, to honor the Rice Goddess - Mae Po-sop (Thailand)

Japanís sacred Shimenawa straw festoons of various styles, usually hung in shrines, shrine archway and Shinto family altars during the Japanese New Year.

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Rice Straw Festoons, Shimenawa (Japan)

Japanís sacred Shimenawa straw festoons of various styles, usually hung in shrines, shrine archway and Shinto family altars during the Japanese New Year.

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