Temple shrine spilled with reminders of offerings and sacrifices (blood and feathers of a killed chicken) in Dashain festival time in Newar city Bhaktapur in Kathmandu valley, Nepal, October 2011

Temple shrine spilled with reminders of offerings and sacrifices (blood and feathers of a killed chicken) in Dashain festival time in Newar city Bhaktapur in Kathmandu valley, Nepal, October 2011. The scene reminds of archaic traditions, which were always part of Hindu culture, going back to vedic times, when Shiva and Brahma was still uknown, and gods where incarnation of powerul elements like fire (Agni), wind, wate, air, sun (Surya), this way appearing in all rituals in a very sensual way over thousands of years untill today.
Temple shrine spilled with reminders of offerings and sacrifices (blood and feathers of a killed chicken) in Dashain festival time in Newar city Bhaktapur in Kathmandu valley, Nepal, October 2011. The scene reminds of archaic traditions, which were always part of Hindu culture, going back to vedic times, when Shiva and Brahma was still uknown, and gods where incarnation of powerul elements like fire (Agni), wind, wate, air, sun (Surya), this way appearing in all rituals in a very sensual way...
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