Eternal Ritual

Balinese templeDemonsBarongReligious processionMonsoonHindu prayerReligious processionBalinese brideRitual in a cemeteryCremation ceremonyBand at a cremation processionCremation of a Hindu holy manBalinese cremationPreparing offerings at a cremationBalinese cremationAltar with offeringsOffering for demonsDuck sacrificeChicken sacrificeSacrificed pig's headVillagers escort Rangda, the personification of evilTranceHindu ritual near a riverA Balinese high priest presides over a major ritualTemple anniversaryA Hindu priest bathes in a sacred riverThe entire village streams into the local templeHappy at the end of a ritualSome rituals are solitaryHindu processionBalinese at the conclusion of a major ritualRitual dance in a templeGamelan orchestraRitual dance in a templeMen gather before a ceremonyA demon mask hangs on a fisherman's house