A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart.
These shrines are seen as lesser gods and are highly regarded as a deity that protects the family or community and as such it should be consulted for power, support and protection. With the advancement in Christianity and other religion in the society some people are neglecting the shrines. Shrines are no less attractive to local people, as well less patronage by foreign tourist.
It is thought that about 200 years ago when the ancestors of current inhabitants of Tafi Atome arrived at the village, the monkeys were believed to be messengers of the gods and their protectors