PRAYER Bon Jovi’s living on it. Maddona’s like it. Republicans think it stops bullets. Nizamuddin Dargah is a fascinating Sufi Islam complex in Delhi, India. Qawali devotional songs are performed in the evening on Thursdays. Day time also saw plenty of eye-opening acts, right down to speaking in tongues.Religious figurines getting a paint-job in a side-street cottage workshop, Cebu City, Philippines.Basilica del Santo Niño, Cebu, is the oldest Catholic Church in the Philippines, dating back to 1565. Hugely important to Filipinos, the present structure was finished in 1739.Nat worship is still hugely important in Burma. At Mount Popa, the main nat is Lord Kyawswa, guardian of drunks and gamblers. 777 steps lead to the top of what is one of the country's holiest sites.Young novice monks gather monring alms in Mindat, a small town in Burma's Chin. Large numbers of Chin are Christian.A girl worships at Kyaikthanlan Paya, Mawlamyine, Burma.Shwe Dagon, Yangon, Burma. Go. Go early.Cleansing one of the corners that represent the 8 Burmese days of the week. (Yes, Burma is like that.)Cleaners earn merit by keeping Shwe Dagon spotless.Fruits and other food as offerings.There is so much to take in at Shwe Dagon, it's worth a second or third visit.A woman makes an offering to a monk in the dirty post-war streets of Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, 1993.Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 1995. Women prepare offerings at a temple.Women preparing for a festival, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.A young boy monk is carried in a funeral procession in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.Worshippers at Siva Doi temple, Sivasagar, in India's northern state of Assam.A woman prays at Wat Saket, the Ayuthaya period temple in central Bangkok, also known as the Golden Mount.Surrounded by old school markets, on what is said to be the city's only hill, the temple commands views of Rattanakosin Island and the Grand Palace.The setting sun casts beautiful light on the stupa as monks wrap it in ceremonial cloth.Now just 3 hours from Kanchanaburi, it wasn't long ago that Sangkhlaburi was a multi-day slog over muddy roads.The sleepy town comes alive for 4 or 5 days at Songkran, a multi-ethnic explosion of colour and ceremony.As well as dancing, drinking and throwing water, buddha images are cleansed and blessed.On the last day of the festival, we ventured over to Put Tha Kaya temple, which we could see from across the lake.We hadn't expected a crowd at all- just another temple to pass the time!This incredible bambo water-course stood outside the temple.Everyone in their finest, standing shoulder to shoulder between the bamboo pipes.The worshippers and merit-makers poured water into the pipes, which made its way down to where the monks had been conveyed.The men lay face down, making a human bridge from the temple to the water, for the monks to walk without getting their feet dirty. I missed that bit.The temple is the spiritual home of the local Mon, who immigrated frm Burma, and give this laid back town an exotic feel.