Karts (Mari pagan priests) attend a mass prayer of followers of the Mari native religion in a sacred grove at the Nur-Sola village, Russia's Mari El republic, October 21, 2018. The Mari people have traditionally lived along the Volga and Kama rivers in Russia, their ethnic religion is based on the worship of the forces of nature, which man must honour and respect.
|Categories:||Religion & Belief|
|Feature:||Russia Mari People Religion|
|Location:||Republic of Mari El, Russia|
|Keywords:||paganism, forest, mari people, mari, traditional culture, pagans, kusoto|