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Mom last night I & my dear friend danced to celebrate your joining spirit. It was a great celebration, mother earth vibrated joyously with each and every step, the beat of every drum & every shake of every rattle.. the greatest of celebrations for you my Heart... ♡
The Buryats are the largest indigenous group in Siberia. They are a Mongolian people that practice Tibetan Buddhism with a touch a paganism. Buryat shaman communicate with hundreds and thousands of gods, including 100 high-level ones, ruled by Father heaven and Mother Earth, 12 divinities bound to earth and fire, countless local spirits which watch over sacred sites like rivers and mountains.
Keluri, Keledi or Enkulurai - extremely rare bamboo free-reed mouth organs found in northwestern Borneo. Keluri were traditionally played for 'long dances' that were associated with the rituals around headhunting, but with the disappearance of headhunting in the region, these instruments are now seldom played or made.
Fangxing Gu - Chinese Secret Society Drum. A very rare and unusual drum found in the wall of a building being remodelled in the "Chinatown" region of Vancouver. Local people questioned about the drum say they cannot talk of it, suggesting that it may have belonged to one of the local Chinese secret societies. The drum itself is made of a very solid wood frame with central cross bracing. It is secured with a couple of square nails and the skin is fastened with tacs.