SVANETIA (NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE): MM8204

The blessing of a bull that will be sacrificed for the Limpari Feast.  The owner of the bull and organizers of the feast meet to pry at the Church of Pust (God) above Mestia.  Pagan practices remain as the bull is honored and candles are placed on its horns.  The men eat bread and drink home made alcohol that they bless at the church door. Svanetia, Georgia.
MM8204

The blessing of a bull that will be sacrificed for the Limpari Feast. The owner of the bull and organizers of the feast meet to pry at the Church of Pust (God) above Mestia. Pagan practices remain as the bull is honored and candles are placed on its horns. The men eat bread and drink home made alcohol that they bless at the church door. Svanetia, Georgia.