There is more to a spirit house than what you see from the outside. When the spirit house is first installed magical objects, sounds and colors are placed underneath, inside and around it. The ritual process clears negative energy before installation and calls in the guardian spirits that will reside there.
The following slideshow will guide you through a tour of a complete spirit house concecration ceremony where tree spirits, Hindu heroes and Buddhist cosmology cohabitate and communicate with our world. Continue on to experience an invocation of the land guardians.