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In Bali, 99% of the population is Hindu (compared to 99% of the population in greater Indonesia being Muslim - according to our tour guide). The entire island is just exploding with religious expression. Every store has a paper basket for offerings to the gods, and along the sidewalk every 5 feet you will find a little in-scent holder/bundle of flowers from morning prayer. Its common to see little ceremonies going on in the middle of the day, if you drive outside of the city centers a few km. Most houses have a corner of their land dedicated to the ancestors remains, kind of like a small temple. This statue was on a main road in Kuta and I found it very catching. The woman looks so beautiful to me, and she seems to be smiling in a sort of knowing way.

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  • Copyright: Chantelle Boduel (chantelley) (103)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2013-11-11
  • Categories: Ceremony
  • Exposure: f/7.1, 1/100 seconds
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-01-29 5:27
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