Eastern Russia - Transbaikalia - Tsam ceremony
Eastern Russia - Transbaikalia - Buddhist Tsam ceremony amongst the Buryat People to exorcise evil which consisted of a series of masked dances and often had a narrative content. Tsam (in Tibetan, Cham) means masked dance. Date: circa 1910s
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
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Madeleine Bavent Exorcis
Madeleine Bavent, a young nun at Louviers, France, is exorcised : through her, the demon accuses the priest Boulle of seducing her - he will be burnt on her say-so.
© Mary Evans Picture Library
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