Traditional style architecture graces much of the Beijing University campus, viewed across the tennis courts fronting the foreign students' dormitory.
Row of bicycles parked on a Beijing street. In the 1980s, most commuters still used old-model bicycles to get to work.
The spirits can visit this shopping center to obtain offerings.
Shoppers look at produce from a fruit stand in Chinatown.
Three men burn paper offerings during the Hungry Ghost Festival
The iconic Singapore Sling was invented at the Raffles Hotel.
This long table contains many offerings.
Offerings for the spirits in front of a building.
This man is preparing to burn paper offerings.
This elaborate offering is placed in a public space.
A mother and son taking a rest in Toa Payoh.
Walking through shops selling various goods.
A newspaper vendor eats lunch while customers browse.
A man plays music on a walkway near Chinatown.
A common sight -massages in a shopping mall.
Siva Sundaresvara mounted on Kalpataru (wish-granting tree) vehicle, awaiting 1st procession; Minaksi temple, Avani Mula, 2007; 1st evening procession; Keywords: sundaresvara, vehicles, decoration
Minaksi mounted on Lion vehicle, for 1st evening procession.; Minaksi temple, Avani Mula, 2007; 1st evening procession; Keywords: vehicles, minaksi
Nadaswaram troupe plays at the flag-raising ceremony. The troupe consists in two nadaswaram players, one tavil drum player, and a tala (hand-cymbal) timekeeper.; Minaksi temple, Avani Mula, 2007; Keywords: flag-raising, personnel, musicians, ideas
Chief priest and brahmins, performing pacification of crowded East Avani Mula Street.; Minaksi temple, Avani Mula, 2007; On East Avani Mula Street; Keywords: priests, santi
Velu and temple bullock, in procession; Minaksi temple, Chittrai, 2004; Velu belongs to Chettiyar caste. He looks after temple cows, brings milk for abhisekas; Keywords: personnel, animals
Golden horse (kutirai) vahana; Minaksi temple, Chittrai, 2004; Used as vehicle during 5th day procession; Keywords: vehicles, vahana
Rope-pullers and Sundaresvara ratha; Minaksi temple, Chittrai, 1982; Keywords: devotees, ratha, procession
Sirpathis (image-carriers) pose during rest, during flag-raising procession.; Minaksi temple, Avani Mula, 2007; Keywords: flag-raising, personnel
Wooden wheels of ratha; Minaksi temple, Chittrai, 1982; Keywords: vehicles, ratha, procession
Camels during ratha procession; Minaksi temple, Chittrai, 1982; Keywords: animals, procession