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Toraja Architecture, Sulawesi, Indonesia #dearthdesign #austin #texas #luxury #home #builders #association #exteriors  www.dearthdesign.com

Toraja Architecture, Sulawesi, Indonesia #dearthdesign #austin #texas #luxury #home #builders #association #exteriors www.dearthdesign.com

Toraja's Elaborate Funeral Ceremonies - click though to the article to find out about the customs involved.

Toraja's Elaborate Funeral Ceremonies - click though to the article to find out about the customs involved.

Tana Toraja, Indonesia

Tana Toraja, Indonesia

Tana Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia

Tana Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia

´Tau-tau´ cliff. Traditional cemetery of Lemo. Tana Toraja

´Tau-tau´ cliff. Traditional cemetery of Lemo. Tana Toraja

Ceremonial House with Buffalo Heads, Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia

Ceremonial House with Buffalo Heads, Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia

Tana Toraja, Indonesia  Cuernos de búfalo sacrificados en honor a un difunto

Tana Toraja, Indonesia Cuernos de búfalo sacrificados en honor a un difunto

Tongkonan, Tana Toraja

Tongkonan, Tana Toraja

Indonesia, Sulawesi, Tana Toraja, Marante village, traditional Torajan house known as tongkonan with intricate hand-carved and painted wooden wall panels and a dragon figure above a water buffalo head replica. Water buffaloes are sacrificed at funeral ceremonies.

Indonesia, Sulawesi, Tana Toraja, Marante village, traditional Torajan house known as tongkonan with intricate hand-carved and painted wooden wall panels and a dragon figure above a water buffalo head replica. Water buffaloes are sacrificed at funeral ceremonies.

Of the many burial sites in Tana Toraja, none is as poignant as the baby graves in the village of Kambira, where infants are entombed in the trunks of Tarra trees.

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Of the many burial sites in Tana Toraja, none is as poignant as the baby graves in the village of Kambira, where infants are entombed in the trunks of Tarra trees.

Tana Toraja

Tana Toraja

Best kept graves – In Toraja culture, the higher your grave,  the closer you are to the gods in Puya. Photo by Teguh Wicaksono.

Best kept graves – In Toraja culture, the higher your grave, the closer you are to the gods in Puya. Photo by Teguh Wicaksono.

Cliff graves in Tana Toraja

Cliff graves in Tana Toraja

Cliff graves in Tana Toraja

Cliff graves in Tana Toraja

Sulawesi, Kete Kesu Village, Indonesia

Sulawesi, Kete Kesu Village, Indonesia

Rice fields on Toraja from Cultural Travel in Tana Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia

Rice fields on Toraja from Cultural Travel in Tana Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia