Here are some of my favorite photographs from around the world, all taken by me. Geographically yours, D.J.Z.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Before entering any mosque, you must take off your shoes so as not to carry the filth of the earth into a sacred domain. Removing shoes before entering interior space is a custom in many cultures. Sometimes the practice is religious; sometimes it's not; and sometimes it's difficult to distinguish between religious duty and long-standing tradition.