Initiation of a Priest
Photographs from the initiation of Anmar al-Zuhairi, Baghdad, 2008. This process is long and complex, comprising many rituals, some of which are performed differently from other occasions. Click on an image to start the slideshow. Each photo is captioned. In the 'Relation' field to the right of the page, we have included a link to another website showing E.S. Drower's classic description of the initiation, compiled from her research in the 1930s.
Anmar al Zuhairi, Sattar Jabbar Hilow