Cap Goh Meh celebrations in Singkawang City, West Borneo, Indonesia usually marked by the procession to the monastery of the Tatung or pagoda. Celebration was believed to have carried from generation to generation since 200 years ago. The Tatung come from various monasteries that spread throughout Singkawang, therefore not be surprised if Singkawang also earned the nickname of a thousand temples. In the monastery or pagoda 1 sometimes consisting of more than 1 person Tatung. In the morning on this 15th day, the Tatung will gather for prayers to Heaven in a prepared altar. The Tatung travel on a stretcher with the palanquin of repose sharp sword or a sharp nail, while showing off her body immunity. There is also a sword upstairs, usually consisting of 36 or 72 shoulder / stairs. The more could go up the more powerful means Tatung is also science. This activity has started to be developed as an object of tourism to attract domestic and foreign tourists Culture Portrait Finding The Next Vivian Maier

Want to buy this photo?

This photo isn't on sale yet. Please contact us if you want to buy this photo.

Photo by Doy

ID: #36041539

Cap Goh Meh celebrations in Singkawang City, West Borneo, Indonesia usually marked by the procession to the monastery of the Tatung or pagoda. Celebration was believed to have carried from generation to generation since 200 years ago. The Tatung come from various monasteries that spread throughout Singkawang, therefore not be surprised if Singkawang also earned the nickname of a thousand temples. In the monastery or pagoda 1 sometimes consisting of more than 1 person Tatung. In the morning on this 15th day, the Tatung will gather for prayers to Heaven in a prepared altar. The Tatung travel on a stretcher with the palanquin of repose sharp sword or a sharp nail, while showing off her body immunity. There is also a sword upstairs, usually consisting of 36 or 72 shoulder / stairs. The more could go up the more powerful means Tatung is also science. This activity has started to be developed as an object of tourism to attract domestic and foreign tourists culture portrait Finding the next Vivian Maier
Freelance photographer twitter : @rockerkecil