Majuli - North-East-India - Anthony Pappone photography

Anthony Pappone from Monza, Italy, photographed the theatrical art 'Sattriya' in the monasteries (satras) in Majuli, an island in Assam, India. Majuli has about fifty Hindu monasteries (Satras) that promote unique artistic and cultural activities spearheaded by Srimanta Sankaradeva in the 16th century.

Children in a monastery (satra) in Majuli (Photo - Anthony Pappone)

A child in a monastery (satra) in Majuli (Photo - Anthony Pappone)

A priest (naamghoria) in a monastery (satra) in Majuli (Photo - Anthony Pappone)

A priest (naamghoria) in a monastery (satra) in Majuli (Photo - Anthony Pappone)

A priest (naamghoria) in a monastery (satra) in Majuli (Photo - Anthony Pappone)

A priest (naamghoria) in a monastery (satra) in Majuli (Photo - Anthony Pappone)

A 'bhaona' artist getting ready to act in a monastery (satra) in Majuli (Photo - Anthony Pappone)

A 'bhaona' artist ready to act in a monastery (satra) in Majuli (Photo - Anthony Pappone)

A 'bhaona' artist in a monastery (satra) in Majuli (Photo - Anthony Pappone)

'Ankiya Bhaona' (play) in a monastery (satra) in Majuli (Photo - Anthony Pappone)

'Ankiya Bhaona' (play) in a monastery (satra) in Majuli (Photo - Anthony Pappone)

'Ankiya Bhaona' (play) in a monastery (satra) in Majuli (Photo - Anthony Pappone)

'Ankiya Bhaona' (play) in a monastery (satra) in Majuli (Photo - Anthony Pappone)

'Ankiya Bhaona' (play) in a monastery (satra) in Majuli (Photo - Anthony Pappone)

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