Thursday, January 04, 2007

The ritualised passing by

"The purposes of rituals are varied; they include compliance with religious obligations or ideals, satisfaction of spiritual or emotional needs of the practitioners, strengthening of social bonds, demonstration of respect or submission, stating one's affiliation, obtaining social acceptance or approval for some event — or, sometimes, just for the pleasure of the ritual itself."

Just passing by, on the way to the next daily shores, Sam Renseiw paused for a moment to capture some footage of a ritualised royal event, the second day new year court levee. View the exit by clicking here or mouse-wave to the Rolls above. (patafilm # 327, 01'02'', 4.8 MB, Quicktime/mov - Flash version for PC at