Monday, December 24, 2012

Forest hermits of Laos

Lao tradition features many tales of the forest hermits who often help guide heroes and other people along the way to fulfill their quests. The raiments made from tiger pelts has always been intriguing to me, given the relationship of tigers to other traditions in Lao myth.You don't see these images in every temple, but when you do, it's intriguing.

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