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According to the animist Toraja belief Aluk To Dolo ("the way of the ancestors") the deceased rides into puya, the "life hereafter" on the back of a water buffalo slaughtered at the funeral ceremony. Babies are too young to ride an animal, so when an infant dies before teething the body is brought to the forest and buried in a Liang Pia, a grave in the Tarra tree. This tree has white sap, representative of mother's milk. A hole is carved into the trunk and the baby is placed inside standing…

According to the animist Toraja belief Aluk To Dolo ("the way of the ancestors") the deceased rides into puya, the "life hereafter" on the back of a water buffalo slaughtered at the funeral ceremony. Babies are too young to ride an animal, so when an infant dies before teething the body is brought to the forest and buried in a Liang Pia, a grave in the Tarra tree. This tree has white sap, representative of mother's milk. A hole is carved into the trunk and the baby is placed inside standing…

Sulawesi, Indonesia

Sulawesi, Indonesia

Malino ( south sulawesi Indonesia) is a district located 60 miles from where I live, over the mountains with a very cool air. This is a rice field in a village and around this place, we would see the pine forests are also beautiful waterfalls ... :)

Malino ( south sulawesi Indonesia) is a district located 60 miles from where I live, over the mountains with a very cool air. This is a rice field in a village and around this place, we would see the pine forests are also beautiful waterfalls ... :)

Lake Linow, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

Lake Linow, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

Poso Lake, west side - Central Sulawesi - Indonesia

Poso Lake, west side - Central Sulawesi - Indonesia

My summer mission-small island to the bottom right called Buton (Indonesia)

My summer mission-small island to the bottom right called Buton (Indonesia)

Sulawesi #Indonesia

Sulawesi #Indonesia

Donggala Harbour, Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia

Donggala Harbour, Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia

Palu - Central Sulawesi, Indonesia

Palu - Central Sulawesi, Indonesia

Bantimurung Waterfall In the South Sulawesi, Indonesia

Bantimurung Waterfall In the South Sulawesi, Indonesia

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