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SE Asia: Spirit Houses

At first glance, Spirit Houses look like fun little bird houses, posted up outside of every building in South East Asia.  You might think the Asians are bird enthusiasts and want to offer their birds luxury suits, with complimentary incense, flowers, and offerings.   137 more words


That leads to curiosity

I captured this image of the Spirit House – which has its share of intrigue, and in it myriad story possibilities – in Michael Lee-Chin Crystal, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto. 61 more words


Spirit Houses in Asia

My fascination with hokora (small Shinto shrines) has led me to discover the “Spirit Houses” of Burma, Laos, Thailand and Cambodia. In the same way as hokora, these Spirit Houses are designed to function as a kind of shelter for the spirits. 304 more words

Shinto / Japanese Religion

Spirit House, Yandina QLD - Thai BBQ Lamb Salad

I love spring. My garden is popping with colour, my house is infused with the scent of jasmine and gardenias and some of my favourite foods are in season. 675 more words

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