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Ritual cake on the alter of Nangkor lhakhang

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Resource #: 68771 (URL for reference)

  • Torma (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Torma Making, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Nangkor

Keywords: Cake, Conch shell, Grains, Incense stick


by Ngawang Loday

The ritual cake are painted in red and the flowers are made with a special butter of different colour. A white small conch shell is kept on grains in a container.

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This resource was provided by Shejun (Documentation of Bhutan's Oral Cultures sponsored by Arcadia). The copyright holder is Shejun (only private uses permitted).

Resource type: Image

Photographer: Ngawang Loday

Photograph Date: 05/Oct/2014

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