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Mazzebah at Tel Gezer, Israel

Mazzebah at Tel Gezer, Israel

The menhir of Lohsigna also has a phallic stone positioned behind it and is itself placed facing the Winter Solstice sunrise. The stone works as a board where hundreds of sacred vertical vermilion marks can be seen to have been drawn by the revered priest/shamans presently a Bhuiyan  known as the pahan.

The menhir of Lohsigna also has a phallic stone positioned behind it and is itself placed facing the Winter Solstice sunrise. The stone works as a board where hundreds of sacred vertical vermilion marks can be seen to have been drawn by the revered priest/shamans presently a Bhuiyan known as the pahan.

Standing stone, Arzhaan, Tuva

Standing stone, Arzhaan, Tuva

Upright Bosnian stone monoliths come in the following types: stela, pillar (obelisk), cruciform and nišan. These are in between steles and pillars

Upright Bosnian stone monoliths come in the following types: stela, pillar (obelisk), cruciform and nišan. These are in between steles and pillars

Batak Huta Bolon Museum by Yulian Firdaus, via Flickr

Batak Huta Bolon Museum by Yulian Firdaus, via Flickr

Dàoist nuns chanting at Wǔdāng Mountain

Dàoist nuns chanting at Wǔdāng Mountain

Tortoise steles at Beomeosa Buddhist temple above Busan, South Korea

Tortoise steles at Beomeosa Buddhist temple above Busan, South Korea

Stupa by shores of Lake Danakosha where Padmasambhava appeared miraculously in the blossom of a lotus in the lake called "Ocean of Milk" in South West Odiyana, which is also known as Lake Danakosha located on the Afghanistan-Pakistan frontier

Stupa by shores of Lake Danakosha where Padmasambhava appeared miraculously in the blossom of a lotus in the lake called "Ocean of Milk" in South West Odiyana, which is also known as Lake Danakosha located on the Afghanistan-Pakistan frontier

Earthgod shrine with incense offerings, Yunnan, China (Yi ethnic group)

Earthgod shrine with incense offerings, Yunnan, China (Yi ethnic group)

Infant sacrifice in Carthage (Tunisia-North Africa)http://www.mmdtkw.org/CNAf0227aCarthageTophet.jpg

Infant sacrifice in Carthage (Tunisia-North Africa)http://www.mmdtkw.org/CNAf0227aCarthageTophet.jpg

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