Sunday, November 11, 2012
Travel Photo: Prayer on the Mountain
This photo was taken during a ritual known as Shinigu in Okinawa, Japan.
The women of Gushiken, on Motobu Peninsula conduct this ceremony annually.
It is a form of prayer which consists of song and dance.
The lifestyle and religious beliefs of these people may be the secret to longevity.
See the article Shinigu Ensures Long Life, Prosperity