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Святые места Юга Кыргызстана: Природа, Манас, Ислам (Holy Places of Southern Kyrgyzstan: Nature, Manas, Islam)

 Author: Gulnara Aitpaeva  Category: Central Asia, Culture, History, Kyrgyzstan, Religion  Publisher: Kul'turno-issledovatel'skiy Tsentr Aygine  Publication Date: 2013  Language: Russian  Link to Publisher

This book is the result of three years of research on Holy sites, which was carried out by the Aigine Cultural Research Center together with traditional practitioners and experts in Osh, Jalal-Abad and the Batken regions of Kyrgyzstan. The first part of the book contains an oral history of natural and historical Holy sites, as well as shrines associated with Manas and Islam. The second part of the book contains life stories about the relationship of people, places, spirits, animals, plants, and stars.