Wind and Silence: Ta Pinu Shrine

On Christmas day 2017 I visited the Ta' Pinu Maltese Shrine outside Bacchus Marsh, a rural town in the highlands of Victoria, Australia. It was a hot summer day, dry, and the roads were busy with traffic. We stopped there as tourists, and were drawn into its simple beauty as a meditative and pilgrimage site... and the wind made it extraordinary. Read the full article with video and photos in our Rituals and Communities section (menu at the top of every page). Read More →

Photos by Catherine Schieve / December 25, 2017