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Woman with a rooster to be sacrificed

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Resource #: 68952 (URL for reference)

  • Woman with a Rooster (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Religious Practice, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Jigme (Latitude: 26.946628; Longitude: 89.236997)

Keywords: grass, Rooster, woman


by Kencho Wangmo

A villager who came to contribute the cock for the particular new year ritual. Later on they kill the rooster and make offering to the local deities called Tenlha. The rooster is usually offered by the host which conduct the new year ritual.

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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: Kencho Wangmo

Photograph Date: 25/Sep/2014

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