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Going for the Ablution

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Resource #: 68861 (URL for reference)

  • Ablution (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Procession, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Nangkor

Keywords: Bell, drum, forest


by Sherig Dentshog

They are going for the ablution because festival is starts from tomarrow. An ablution is important for them since it is a custom that they follows long time back itself. While they go, they performing cetemony like chebdrel. A young boy is beating a drum follows by a bells and singers of the Festival.

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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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