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Menday offering in the altar of Khar lhakhang

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Resource #: 68388 (URL for reference)

  • Mendey offering (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Terma Dance, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Khar

Keywords: Khar, Menday, ritual cake


by Ngawang Loday

Menday offering is made in the altar of Khar lhakhang to gain merit. It is an offering of wealth made to god at ten direction. There is coin, note and raw rice offered in a stack with the help of a cylindrical bronze case.

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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: 16/Oct/2014

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