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Image courtesy of Jennifer Jorgensen

A ritual is done with careful attention and with important feelings that do not attend mere habitual behavior. The removal of one's shoes before entering sacred places is a ritual.

Outside the Shrine of the Emerald Buddha, Royal Palace Grounds, Bangkok, Thailand.

Copyright 2008, by the Contributing Authors. Cite/attribute Resource . admin. (2005, August 02). Shoes Ritual. Retrieved January 07, 2011, from Free Online Course Materials — USU OpenCourseWare Web site: http://ocw.usu.edu/Anthropology/Anthropology_of_Religion/RemoveShoes2_jpg.htm. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License Creative Commons License