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  buffalo dance

 

Myanmar

In Lower Burma, due to its association with the local legend of the female buffalo nat Nankarine (fig.), fake buffaloes are used to collect donations for local Buddhist temples and other religious purposes, both from homes and shops, as well as from traffic passing by.