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Folk religion in Burma: Nat worship at Mount Popa

Folk religion in Burma: Nat worship at Mount Popa

Sometimes, Burma feels completely unique. The presence of traditional dress, for one thing: both men and women still wearing longyi, like tight sarongs, in place of jeans or skirts. Swirls of yellow thanaka, a type of sunscreen from tree bark, in patterns on cheeks and …read more

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