Slide of a shaman festival in Wurk village, Qinghai

Photograph taken inside a shrine building. The man in yellow in the photograph is a Shaman in a trance. He throws down oracle bones which they read for fortune telling. e.g. predictions for the harvest. A silk cloth called a a khata (which is normally presented to people) is draped over the shaman and others shown in the photograph.

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