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Kalimpong | Mary Mother of God Church
WI_in179.jpg Darjeeling  |  Tenzing NorgayThumbnailsBishkek  |  Former President Roza Otunbayeva

The design of this church includes many elements of Buddhism, starting with the architecture and ending up with the appearance of the apostles on the mural shown in this photograph. This kind of syncretism might be seen as a strategy to facilitate the conversion of local people to Christianity.

Friday 17 November 2017 by Martin Mergili in Asia / India (3884 visits)