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Historic Pamiri home - Porshnev
24-AUG-2010

Historic Pamiri home - Porshnev

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Interior of traditional Pamiri Ismaili home. The interiors of such homes are full of symbolic meaning. The skylight is built with four concentric square box-type layers representing earth, water, air and fire, the latter being the highest, is first touched by the sun's rays. To read more visit http://www.heritageinstitute.com/zoroastrianism/tajikistan/page4.htm


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