Detail of gateway within Beijing's Temple of Heaven complex, which is missing one of the two lion emblems that ordinarily adorn each door.
Through the trees surrounding Beijing University's Weiming Lake is seen the Bell Pavilion, built in the 19th century and once used to announce time on campus.
People leave offerings for the spirits during the Hungry Ghost Festival along public sidewalks.
A celebrate the Hungry Ghost Festival sign
The spirits can visit this shopping center to obtain offerings.
Shoppers look at produce from a fruit stand in Chinatown.
This woman is adding more offerings to this collection.
Rows of food stands serving various dishes inside a typical Hawker Centre.
The ashes of the burnt offerings are covering the grass.
Foreign workers in the back of their truck during a job.
The Merlion Fountain, seen from the Esplanade.
Atop one of ChinatownÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s overpass is a place to relax.
The streets of Chinatown are filled with people every day.
A mother and son taking a rest in Toa Payoh.
Walking through shops selling various goods.
Shoppers peruse the shops of Chinatown.
A view of Singapore from the Merlion on Sentosa.
Families enjoying the Jurong Bird Park
A police building near Chinatown.
Rope-pullers, catching bananas thrown from roof; Minaksi temple, Chittrai, 1982; during stop of ratha, bananas as refreshments; Keywords: devotees, ratha, procession
Sirpathis carry pole supporing icon; Minaksi temple, Chittrai, 2004; Preparation for 1st evening procession. 42 Sirpathis (non-brahmins, not directly temple employees).; Keywords: personnel, sirpathis
Minaksi image decorated for procession; Minaksi temple, Chittrai, 2004; Decorated for Flag-raising ceremony and procession, 1st day; Keywords: deities, minaksi, decoration
Rope-pullers; Minaksi temple, Chittrai, 1982; Keywords: devotees, ratha, procession
Signs of a Chinese restaurant
Wall painting of Minaksi, inside temple corridor. This central panel depicts the marriage of Mianksi and Siva Sundaresvara, officiated by Visnu.; Minaksi temple; Uncompleted wall-painting, in corridor north of Golden Lotus Tank, inside temple complex; Keywords: deities, minaksi, paintings