Early each morning before the bulls are let loose into the streets of Pamplona, the bravest runners gather for a "prayer" to Saint Fermin. They shake their rolled up newspapers in-sync and yell "Viva San Fermin. Gora San Fermin"
Tokyo (Japan). At the Sensō-ji Buddhist temple in Asakusa area, a man prays and fan incense smoke towards himself. According to the tradition, this smoke is believed to have healing powers and devotee should fan it towards the part of their body they would like to heal or improve.
Even if estimates suggest that 84–96 percent of the Japanese population...
Below the high snows of Kang Yatse in Ladakh's Markha valley, the small village of Hangkar contains old walls of mani stones. These are carved with mantras - prayers of compassion, and praise for the Buddha. (50% to charities working in the Himalaya)