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Laos’ Baci Ceremony


Capturing the Wandering Spirits

In Laos, it is believed that every person is made up of 32 organs, each with a khuan or spirit. Oftentimes these spirits wander outside of the body and cause an imbalance in the soul of a person. Baci ceremonies, or sou khuan which means ‘spirit callings,’ are a centuries-old tradition meant to capture and return good luck and prosperity to a person.

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Topics: Laos