“Having built a city which is more beautiful and splendid than the city of the celestial beings as if mocking the latter city . . .” – Anandacandra Stone, Verse 21 To stumble unexpectedly upon tales of a Lost City,… Continue Reading →
Stone gate to Prainatang village on the island of #Sumba, #Indonesia. This remote island is predominantly Christian in name, but contains a syncretic form which which adopts many indigenous beliefs. Included in this is one of the few extant practices of carving #megalithic tombs.
The foggy hills of Ming Shan are home to the #Fengdu Ghost City, a series of religious structures depicting the trials of the dead in #Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism. Legends date the death symbolism of the site back almost 2000 years to the Eastern Han Dynasty.